Structure and action in distributed organizations

  title={Structure and action in distributed organizations},
  author={Peter Y P de Jong},
  booktitle={COCS '90},
An organization's structure specifies the formal relationships between the objects which comprise the organization. An organization's action is initiated by the communication of messages between the organizational objects. This paper describes some of the organization's structural relationships and message passing patterns. It also explores the relationship between structure and action. An organization is described using the Ubik system. Within this system, the organizational representation is… CONTINUE READING


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