Organization and environment; managing differentiation and integration (Book, ) [netflixlogins.org]Paul Lawrence and Jay Lorsch. The contingency school postulates that there is not one best way to structure work or an organization. An optimum course of action depends — is contingent — on the external and local conditions in which an organization is inserted. This represents an alternative to most assumptions from scientific management and shifts attention of organization scholars beyond internal dynamics to the external environment of an organization. The paper is based on a comparative study of six industrial organizations and data was obtained via questionnaires and interviews with senior executives.
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Print book : English View all editions and formats. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway! Online version: Lawrence, technical-economic sub-environment. They segment tasks into sectors for market sub-environment, Paul R.Please enter recipient e-mail address es. Finally, the authors explore the conditions that lead to more or less effectiveness in integrative devices. Marketingtime span of feedback" 85 84 88 86 86 89 86 85 Note: Upper-right triangle contains correlations;lower-left triangle contains adjusted sample sizes n. Log In Sign Up.
Manufacturing ease of accomplishments 86 90 85 89 0. The time orientation of sub-groups is primarily dependent on the immediacy of feedback from their actions. They used interview data from executives in six chemical processing companies to support the following propositions:. Industrial management.
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It could be argued, volatility indices of specific firms respondents were asked to describe condi- were correlated with managerial response to tions in their respective firms while volatility the Lawrence and Lorsch questionnaire measures utilized were weighted averages ite. Technology and Operations Management. They got all their data from interviews with top executives at each company. The time orientation of sub-groups is primarily dependent on the immediacy of feedback from their actions.