Alexander, Judith W.; Randolph, W. Alan
December 1985
Academy of Management Journal;Dec1985, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p844
Academic Journal
Regression analyses of field study data from 27 nursing subunits supported the hypothesis that a simple measure of fit between technology and structure is a better predictor of quality of care than either technology or structure alone, or the two together. The results of this study were thus consistent with the growing body of congruency literature, and they suggest that a simple measure of structure may be quite useful in such research.


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