Being Efficiently Fickle: a Dynamic Theory of Organizational Choice
AbstractA central proposition in organization theory is that discrete organizational forms are matched in a discriminating way to environmental conditions, business strategies, or exchange rate conditions. This paper develops a contrary theoretical proposition. We argue that efficiency may dictate modulating between discrete governance modes in response to a stable set of exchange conditions.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Business, Law and Economics Center, John M. Olin School of Business, Washington University in its series Washington University with number 99-01.
Length: 32 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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