Technology, Organizations, and Contingency

Jelinek, Mariann
January 1977
Academy of Management Review;Jan1977, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p17
Academic Journal
Development of organization theory toward contingent models has been paralleled by increasing elaboration of the concepts of environment and technology. A multiple-environment, multiple-technology model of the firm is proposed. Intervening technologies and elaborated structure protect the core technology and mediate fit among organization parts and between the organization and its environment.


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