A total framework for understanding, analyzing, predicting and influencing behaviour in organizations is provided in terms of contingency theory. The paper commences by placing the management of human resources into an organizational context, reviewing the historical understanding of organizational behaviour and concluding with current contingency views. Motivation is considered not only as an individual phenomenon but within the wider organizational context. Communication is placed within the context of participation. Leadership and management style is then discussed. Order from NSFI as No. 17076.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper presented at Seascape 78, Shipbuilding Management for the 1980's, held April 1978.
  • Corporate Authors:

    North East Coast Inst of Engineers & Shipbuilders

    Bolbec Hall, Westgate Road
    Newcastle upon Tyne,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Heaviside, G C
  • Publication Date: 1978

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 25 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00196219
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ship Research Institute of Norway
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper No. 5
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1979 12:00AM