Distributional Conflict in Organisations

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Inderst, Roman; Mueller, Holger M; Wärneryd, Karl;
  • Subject: conflict; hierarchy; influence activities; U-form versus M-form
    • jel: jel:C72 | jel:D74 | jel:G31 | jel:G34

Hierarchy can function as an instrument to channel influence activities or power struggles in organizations. Contrary to what has frequently been argued, we show that multi-divisional organizations may involve lower influence costs than single-tier organizations, even t... View more
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