Table of Contents - Scott's "Organizations"

Part I: An Introduction to Organizations

Chapter One: The Subject is Organizations

Part II: Three Perspectives on Organizations

Chapter Two: Organizations as Rational Systems

Chapter Three: Organizations as Natural Systems

Chapter Four: Organizations as Open Systems

Chapter Five: Combining the Perspectives

Part III: Environments, Strategies, and Structures

Chapter Six: Conceptions of Environments

Chapter Seven: Creating Organizations

Chapter Eight: Boundary Setting and Boundary Spanning

Chapter Nine: Sources of Structural Complexity: The Technical Core

Chapter Ten: Sources of Structural Complexity: The Peripheral Components

Chapter Eleven: Goals, Power and Control

Part IV: Organizations and Society

Chapter Twelve: Organizational Pathologies

Chapter Thirteen: Organizational Effectiveness