Predicting and Understanding Organization Structure.

@article{Child1973PredictingAU,
  title={Predicting and Understanding Organization Structure.},
  author={John Child},
  journal={Administrative Science Quarterly},
  year={1973},
  volume={18},
  pages={168}
}
  • J. Child
  • Published 1 June 1973
  • Business
  • Administrative Science Quarterly
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