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Autonomy of Individuals and Organizations: Towards a Strategy Research Agenda

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  • David M. Brock

    (Department of Business Administration, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel and Department of International Business, University of Auckland, New Zealand)

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This paper presents a review of the use of autonomy in the organization literature and explores definitional and methodological issues. A typology of four combinations of autonomy and centralization, four matching strategic types, and several strategic contingency propositions are developed.

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  • David M. Brock, 2003. "Autonomy of Individuals and Organizations: Towards a Strategy Research Agenda," International Journal of Business and Economics, College of Business and College of Finance, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan, vol. 2(1), pages 57-73, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:ijb:journl:v:2:y:2003:i:1:p:57-73
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    1. Norat Roig-Tierno & Domingo Ribeiro-Soriano, 2015. "Special Issue: New Context of the Strategy in Economics and Business," International Journal of Business and Economics, College of Business and College of Finance, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan, vol. 14(2), pages 127-129, December.
    2. Julia Roloff & Michael Aßländer, 2010. "Corporate Autonomy and Buyer–Supplier Relationships: The Case of Unsafe Mattel Toys," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 97(4), pages 517-534, December.
    3. Emad Harash & Suhail Nassir Al-Timimi & Fatima Jasem Alsaad & Abdulkhaliq Y. Zaier Al-Badran & Essia Ries Ahmed, 2014. "Contingency Factors and Performance of Research and Development (R&D): The Moderating Effects of Government Policy," Journal of Asian Scientific Research, Asian Economic and Social Society, vol. 4(2), pages 47-58, February.

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    Keywords

    autonomy; centralization; strategy;

    JEL classification:

    • M19 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - Other

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