Corpus ID: 201109722

Modeling Organizational Buffering and Performance : A Bayesian Approach ∗

@inproceedings{Zhu2011ModelingOB,
  title={Modeling Organizational Buffering and Performance : A Bayesian Approach ∗},
  author={Ling Zhu},
  year={2011}
}
Organizational buffering is a key aspect of public management yet little work has examined the practice and much of that has not been able to disentangle management behavior devoted to buffering from organizational structures that perform the same function. We use a Bayesian model to isolate managerial behavior in regard to buffering. Theoretically, managers decide to buffer based on changes in past performance, environment shocks and other factors. We treat this as an organizational learning… Expand

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