Accession Number:

ADA038459

Title:

The Effects of Different Organizational Environments upon Individuals' Decisions about Organizational Design.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

WASHINGTON UNIV SEATTLE DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Report Date:

1977-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

A series of three studies were carried out in which the manipulation of external environments in an experimental setting resulted in subjects choosing organization designs contrary to what would be prescribed by current contingency theory. Implications for the directionality of organization-environment relationships are also discussed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE