Toward a Taxonomy of Discretion in Organizations

  title={Toward a Taxonomy of Discretion in Organizations},
  author={Arran Caza},
  • Arran Caza
  • Published 2008
Discretion, defined as freedom of action or control over how one does their work, is a fundamental aspect of organizational behavior, with important consequences for both individuals and organizations. For individuals, psychologists have identified control as a fundamental human need; all people desire some measure of control (Depret & Fiske, 1993). For… CONTINUE READING