TITLE

Technology, Organizations, and Contingency

AUTHOR(S)
Jelinek, Mariann
PUB. DATE
January 1977
SOURCE
Academy of Management Review;Jan1977, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
4409151

 

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