TITLE

PRINCIPAL-AGENT AS AN EXPLANATION OF NONSANCTIONED ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIORS: IS THE THEORY USEFUL?

AUTHOR(S)
Carr, Jared B.; Brower, Ralph S.
PUB. DATE
August 1996
SOURCE
Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings;1996, p323
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Proceeding
ABSTRACT
Drawing upon a broad ethnographic study, this paper uses episodes of bureaucratic resistance to test the usefulness of principal-agent theory as an explanation for Nonsanctioned behaviors in public organizations. We identify three limitations of the model and suggest implications for accommodating these problems within the agency framework.
ACCESSION #
4980863

 

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