April 1984
ILR Review;Apr84, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p482
Academic Journal
The article presents several ongoing studies on organization as of April 1984. An investigation on the instutionalization of change and the implementation of policies is being conducted by Janice M. Beyer. Douglas Bunker is doing a manuscript on institution building theory, in relation to the introduction of coordinating organizations in area interorganizational networks. Fred Dansereau is examining the consequences of testing theories with data collected in metal extraction, aerospace and educational organizations. Kenneth D. MacKenzie is using the Organizational Audit and Analysis method in designing corporations to be more productive. A series of laboratory experiments is also being undertaken by Peter Lorenzi to study the impact of models, goals and rewards on task performance.


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