Another Look at the Effect of Organizational Structure on Employee Responses : What Is the Role of Trust 1 ?

Bureaucracy is a central component in many important debates in organization theory. First suggested as a way to efficiently manage organizations that would replace favouritism and partiality with clear, transparent rules (Weber, 1922), the growth of bureaucracy was seen to lead to the domination of ‘rational matter of factness’ (Weber, 1922; 240). Since… (More)