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Inside the garbage-can : An orderly decision-making process in disorderly organization structures

  title={Inside the garbage-can : An orderly decision-making process in disorderly organization structures},
  author={Nobuyuki Inamizu},
This study examines Cohen, March, and Olsen’s (1972) garbage-can model, and reveals that many subsequent studies have misinterpreted it. This study reveals it is an orderly decisionmaking process that arises from a typical case of garbage-can situation. That is, under disorderly (unsegmented) organization structures, decision-makers and problems move in cluster from one choice opportunity to the next, and as a result, decision styles do not change depending on timing. In addition, this study… 

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