Ancona, Deborah G.; Chong, Chee-Leong
August 1992
Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings;1992, p166
Conference Proceeding
This paper applies the biological concept of entrainment to organization theory. Three types of entrainment are identified: tempo, synchronic, and harmonic. Hypotheses are presented and it is argued that entrainment provides a new theoretical lens to explain phenomena not adequately explained by current theory.


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