TITLE

A Theory of Managing The Scope of an Issue

AUTHOR(S)
Nichols, Mary Lippitt; Dukerich, Janet M.; Roering, William D.
PUB. DATE
August 1986
SOURCE
Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings;1986, p145
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A theory is developed which treats the scope of issues as a dynamic and strategic component of organizational decision processes. It is shown that issues can be spread or narrowed to gain political leverage in the resolution process. A decision process model building on these ideas is proposed for testing.
ACCESSION #
4980381

 

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