TITLE

Birnbaum and Wong (1985) revisited: A re-evaluation of the culture-free hypothesis

AUTHOR(S)
Ofori-Dankwa, Joseph; Reddy, Surender
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
American Business Review;Jun99, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p126
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the validity of the proposed culture-free hypothesis for interpretation of an organization's structure and external environment. Theoretical, conceptual and methodological concerns not addressed by the theory; Provocative perspective of the culture-free approach.
ACCESSION #
2206266

 

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