Organization Design

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Milton Harris ; Artur Raviv (2002)
  • Journal: Management Science, volume 48, issue 7 July, pages 852-865
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1287/mnsc.48.7.852.2821
  • Subject: organization design, hierarchies, decentralization, U-form, M-form, internal organization

This paper attempts to explain organization structure based on optimal coordination of interactions among activities. The main idea is that each manager is capable of detecting and coordinating interactions only within his limited area of expertise. Only the CEO can coo... View more
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