Limits to Bureaucratic Growth: The Density Dependence of Organizational Rule Births

@inproceedings{Schulz1998LimitsTB,
  title={Limits to Bureaucratic Growth: The Density Dependence of Organizational Rule Births},
  author={Martin Schulz},
  year={1998}
}
I thank the following people for help, suggestions, and encouragement: James G. March, Richard B. Peterson, Xueguang Zhou (for providing the time series of academic rule births and some of the covariates), Alfred Kieser, Paul D. Collins, Heather Haveman, Lloyd A. Jobe, and three anonymous ASQ reviewers. The study reported here uses a population ecology approach to examine whether bureaucratic rules breed more rules. Hypotheses about the birth rate of bureaucratic rules are derived and tested… CONTINUE READING

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