Organizational Theory

Topic: Organizational Theory
” In considering the influence that technology in general or any single technology has over human affairs, it is … necessary to consider not only technology and its presumed “imperatives”, but also the key human agents of the technology, the organisations in which they operate, and how these influence the course of technological change”. (Rudi, 257)
Select TWO of the four perspectives (modernism, critical theory, symbolic interpretive and postmodernism) and discuss how they provide DIFFERENT INSIGHTS into the relations between TECHNOLOGY, ORGANISATIONS, MANAGEMENT, and EMPLOYEES.
-type: essay format with appropriate introduction, argument and conclusion
– recommended reading : Hatch, Mary Jo, and Ann L. Cunliffe. Organization Theory: Modern, Symbolic, and Postmodern Perspectives. 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.
– do not use too much internet sources (max 2-3)