An analysis of the concept of equilibrium in organization theory 1

@inproceedings{Gazendam2004AnAO,
  title={An analysis of the concept of equilibrium in organization theory 1},
  author={Henk W. M. Gazendam and John L. Simons},
  year={2004}
}
Henk W.M. Gazendam and John L. Simons Faculty of Management and Organization Groningen University, The Netherlands Abstract This article analyzes how the equilibrium concept is used in four organization theories: the theories of Fayol, Mintzberg, Morgan, and Volberda. Equilibrium can be defined as balance, fit or requisite variety. Equilibrium is related to observables dependent on the definition of organization as work organization, formal organization or artifact organization. The discussed… CONTINUE READING