Measuring organizational performance in the absence of objective measures: The case of the privately-held firm and conglomerate business unit

@article{Dess1984MeasuringOP,
  title={Measuring organizational performance in the absence of objective measures: The case of the privately-held firm and conglomerate business unit},
  author={G. Dess and R. Robinson},
  journal={Southern Medical Journal},
  year={1984},
  volume={5},
  pages={265-273}
}
A firm's organizational performance (OP) is often scrutinized when studying various organizational phenomena. When examining OP, researchers must provide a conceptualization to define it and must identify measures needed to operationalize OP. However, the identification of accurate performance measures is a challenge for not only privately-held firms but also for individual business units within conglomerates. To gain a more accurate understanding of OP, this research utilizes subjective and… Expand
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