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Managerial overload and organization design

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This paper considers a firm's choice between a "divisional structure" and a "functional structure." It shows that an increase in the number of projects which the firm can adopt creates a managerial overload, which favors the divisional structure.

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  • Spiegel, Yossi, 2009. "Managerial overload and organization design," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 105(1), pages 53-55, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:105:y:2009:i:1:p:53-55
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