Strategic Choice in the Analysis of Action, Structure, Organizations and Environment: Retrospect and Prospect

@article{Child1997StrategicCI,
  title={Strategic Choice in the Analysis of Action, Structure, Organizations and Environment: Retrospect and Prospect},
  author={John Child},
  journal={Organization Studies},
  year={1997},
  volume={18},
  pages={43 - 76}
}
  • J. Child
  • Published 1 January 1997
  • Business
  • Organization Studies
This paper examines the place of the strategic choice perspective in the study of organizations and considers its contemporary contribution. The main fea tures of the original analysis are summarized, followed by a review of the key issues which arise from it. The paper discusses the integrative potential of strategic choice theory within organization studies and examines its contribu tion to an evolutionary perspective on the subject. 
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