CEO Attitudes as Determinants of Organization Design: An Integrated Model

@article{Lewin1994CEOAA,
  title={CEO Attitudes as Determinants of Organization Design: An Integrated Model},
  author={Arie Y. Lewin and Carroll U. Stephens},
  journal={Organization Studies},
  year={1994},
  volume={15},
  pages={183 - 212}
}
This paper argues that micro-level individual properties may be expressed in choices of macro-level organizational features. In particular, we believe that social-psychological attitudes of chief executive officers and general managers are a critical contingency in organization design and strategy that has not been developed sufficiently in previous studies. When actual organization designs devi ate from contingency-theory prescriptions, individual properties of top managers may account for… Expand

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