The End of Organization Theory? (Dialogues on Work & by OYVIND PALSHAUGEN

By OYVIND PALSHAUGEN

This quantity tells the tale of an action-research venture the place a reorganization of the discourse of administration and staff serves because the base for an organizational improvement approach. sociologists and a thinker upload severe reviews.

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The general point of carrying out a ‘survey’, in the way this is done during the first part of a dialogue conference, is not primarily to evince many new problems in relation to what is already known, but rather to clear the ground so that the dialogue conference can facilitate a certain redistribution of the problems, in terms of their place and significance in the company’s discourses. When discussions about the factory’s problems are removed from the time-honored cooperative and negotiation bodies; when they are swept from under the carpets in all the departments and sections in the company and are presented in one forum, side by side in plenary in such a way that they constitute a whole; then new patterns can emerge.

First of all, significant changes in the company’s technology or total work organization were not likely to take place in the near future (three to five years). Secondly, the very size of the factory was such that many participants would not find it easy to discuss organizational questions from the point of view of the company as a whole. For the following discussion, therefore, we chose to direct the searchlight on alternative organization forms, in the shape of group organization within the departments.

The problems each THE FOUNDATION PHASE 39 individual identifies as the most important will depend partly on professional qualifications, skills, knowledge and insight, and partly on opinions, suppositions and prejudice. This applies to all groups in the company, both among the leadership and the workforce. No one has personal contact with, and a total view of, everything in a factory. In certain situations it is true that there may be some objective criteria for giving preference to a certain type of problem, such as technical or economic criteria.

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