TITLE

An Alternative To Macro-Micro Contingency Theories: An Integrative Model

AUTHOR(S)
Mealiea, Laird W.; Lee, Dennis
PUB. DATE
July 1979
SOURCE
Academy of Management Review;Jul1979, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p333
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article points out the inherent weaknesses of developing and utilizing contingency theories that fail to integrate both the macro (size, technology, environment ↔ structure) and micro (structure ↔ employee behavior) dimensions. We develop an integrative model Incorporating both macro and micro dimensions, and describe the benefits derived from a truly total systems perspective.
ACCESSION #
4289089

 

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