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How can Organizations gain a competitive edge through effective management and organizational design? How do some organizations manage to perform well year after year? How are some organizations able to show striking improvement over their earlier performance? What is it that drives certain organizations to pursue an ideal or social mission? What sort of management and design do they require? How can organizations excel in terms of creativity and innovations? How can organizations excel on several dimensions of performance? The book Organizational Designs for Excellence seeks answers to these questions and much more. It discusses the type of management and organizational designs that enable Third World organizations to achieve excellence. The book provides a framework and develops models for achieving organizational excellence through appropriate management styles, structures, management systems, goals, strategies, and processes. What makes the book unique is that it discusses not one omnibus excellence but six different kinds of excellence identified by the author, and the organizational designs for each developed by him: Competitive excellence, Institutionalised excellence, Rejuvenatory excellence, Versatile excellence, Missionary excellence, Creative excellence. Drawing upon research in the west and the Third World, especially India, to develop the above models, the book affirms that organizational excellence is both attainable and vitally necessary for socio-economic development. The book includes a number of illuminating examples of organizational excellence and also presents several stunning cases of management excellence in the Third World. With its unique coverage and novel approach, this lucidly written book would be invaluable to senior managers, researchers and students of management.

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Author(s)KHANDWALLA and PRADIP
PublisherMcGraw Hill
ISBN9780074602171
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2001