TITLE

A General contingency Theory of Management

AUTHOR(S)
Luthans, Fred; Stewart, Todd I.
PUB. DATE
April 1977
SOURCE
Academy of Management Review;Apr1977, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p181
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recent formal recognition of situational influences on the management of complex organizations has led to an increasing number of contingency models, but a comprehensive and integrative theoretical framework for contingency management has been lacking. A General Contingency Theory (GCT) of Management is introduced as an overall framework that integrates the diverse process, quantitative and behavioral approaches to management; incorporates the environment; and begins to bridge the gap between management theory and practice.
ACCESSION #
4409038

 

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