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The Assessment of Organizations
The Variable Human
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achieve action activities administrative process assessment behavior boundaries boundary-spanning bounded rationality buffering capacity career causal action cause/effect relationships certainty Chapter clients closed system complex organizations components concept constraints contingencies coordination core technologies criteria decision dependence dimensions discretionary jobs domain dominant coalition dynamic efficiency employ establish evaluated example expect extent firm first-echelon geared to complex goals groups highly homogeneous important incorporated individual inducements/contributions industrial inputs institutional instrumental rationality intensive technology involved managerial ment modern societies mutual adjustment natural-system norms of rationality occupations operations organiza organization's organizational rationality organizations facing organizations seek outcome preferences output patterns perfect competition positions possible problems production Prop Proposition rationality norms reciprocal interdependence result satisficing Selznick sequential interdependence Simon social society geared strategy structure subject to rationality task environment task-environment elements technical core technical rationality tion total institution Tucumcari types uncertainty units variables vertical integration