An Empirical Assessment of the Influence of March and Simon's Organizations: The Realized Contribution and Unfulfilled Promise of a Masterpiece

  title={An Empirical Assessment of the Influence of March and Simon's Organizations: The Realized Contribution and Unfulfilled Promise of a Masterpiece},
  author={Marc H. Anderson and Russell Lemken},
  journal={ORG: Other Emerging Research within Organizational Behavior (Topic)},
  • Marc H. Anderson, Russell Lemken
  • Published 9 September 2019
  • Psychology
  • ORG: Other Emerging Research within Organizational Behavior (Topic)
March and Simon’s Organizations is a seminal work in management studies. We assess the contribution Organizations has made to management studies through a citation context analysis of 1,400 articles from top management journals. By categorizing the content from Organizations cited in subsequent works, we find that two related categories associated with cognitive limits and routines or programs account for half (50.5%) of all citation contexts since 1990. We also investigate whether… Expand
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