Organization Design: An Information Processing View

  title={Organization Design: An Information Processing View},
  author={Jay R. Galbraith},
The purpose of this paper is to explain why task uncertainty is related to organizational form. In so doing the cognitive limits theory of Herbert Simon was the guiding influence. As the consequences of cognitive limits were traced through the framework various organization design strategies were articulated. The framework provides a basis for integrating organizational interventions, such as information systems and group problem solving, which have been treated separately before. 

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