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Note---Mintzberg was Right!: A Replication and Extension of The Nature of Managerial Work

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  • Lance B. Kurke

    (Carnegie-Mellon University)

  • Howard E. Aldrich

    (University of North Carolina)

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    This paper reports a replication of Mintzberg (McCall M. W., Jr. A. M. Morrison, R. L. Hannan. 1978. Studies of managerial work: results and methods. Technical Report #9, Center for Creative Leadership.). Structured observation with supplemental unstructured interviewing was used to study four top managers for one week each. Mintzberg's field study was supported by our replication in all important dimensions. Explanations for similarities and differences between organizations and industries are briefly discussed.

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    Article provided by INFORMS in its journal Management Science.

    Volume (Year): 29 (1983)
    Issue (Month): 8 (August)
    Pages: 975-984

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    Handle: RePEc:inm:ormnsc:v:29:y:1983:i:8:p:975-984

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    Keywords: managerial work;

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    1. Webby, Richard & O'Connor, Marcus, 1996. "Judgemental and statistical time series forecasting: a review of the literature," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 12(1), pages 91-118, March.
    2. Webby, Richard & O'Connor, Marcus & Edmundson, Bob, 2005. "Forecasting support systems for the incorporation of event information: An empirical investigation," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 21(3), pages 411-423.

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