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The External Control of Organizations: A Resource Dependence Perspective.
Examines how external constraints affect organizations and how to design and manage organizations under such constraints. Taking a resource dependence perspective on organizations, the book discusses
A social information processing approach to job attitudes and task design.
The social information processing perspective emphasizes the effects of context and the consequences of past choices, rather than individual predispositions and rational decision-making processes, to explain job attitudes.
Size and Composition of Corporate Boards of Directors: The Organization and its Environment
The board of directors is considered as an instrument for dealing with the organization's environment. In a random sample of eighty nonfinancial corporations, elements of board size and composition
Competitive Advantage Through People
Sustainable competitive advantage has proved elusive for companies in the 1990s. While making enormous investments in technology, research, and state-of-the-art marketing, many of today9s managers
Organizational Legitimacy
Organizations seek to establish congruence between the social values associated with or implied by their activities and the norms of acceptable behavior in the larger social system of which they are
The End of Business Schools? Less Success Than Meets the Eye
Presents an update on the state of business schools in the U.S. as of September 2002. Effects of business schools on careers concentrates on the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree; Sign...
The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action
Preface 1. Knowing "What" to Do Is Not Enough 2. When Talk Substitutes for Action 3. When Memory Is a Substitute for Thinking 4. When Fear Prevents Acting on Knowledge 5. When Measurement Obstructs