An Introduction to Organizational Design

McCaskey, Michael B.
December 1974
California Management Review;Winter74, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p13
Academic Journal
In this synthesis of key concepts and findings from research on the design of organizations, the complex trade-offs involved in designing the structures and processes of an organization are examined from the contingency approach viewpoint. Empirical research provides guidelines for fitting together organizational form, the people in the organization, and the task environment; and some important areas for further research are identified.


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