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OB 171 Final Exam: Important things to consider for the final
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The theorists of social order: Consensus and conflict theories Who are they? What do they say about the social order? Marx Durkheim Weber Mead What are the different roles play by rationality and emotions in the different theories of the social order?
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Social order concepts: Mechanical solidarity versus organic solidarity Alienation versus anomie What does Marx claim about ideology? What does Weber say about ideology? How do Trice and Beyer use the term “ideology”? How do Durkheim and Merton’s use of the concept “anomie”? Symbolic interaction What is the relationship between rationalization and bureaucracy in Weberian theory? Characteristics of bureaucracy Characteristics of total institutions Mortified self versus the recalcitrant self
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Social order concepts: continued How do the following researchers use the term “ritual”? Goffman? Trice and Beyer? Sonnenstuhl? What are ritual effects? For Goffman, what is the relationship between the self and social order? Weber argues that there are 3 forms of authority. What are they? How are they related to the social order? What is the relationship between rational-legal authority and bureaucracy?
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Organizational order concepts: What are the basic principles of “scientific management? Why isn’t Taylorism scientific? What are the basic problems with scientific management? How does human relations seek to overcome the problems of scientific management? What is Theory x and Theory Y? Why do they matter? What is the role of norms in human relations theory?
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  • Spring '06
  • BACHARACH/SONNENSTUH
  • Sociology, organizational uncertainty

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