Decisions and organizations /
James G. March.
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New York, N.Y. : Blackwell, 1989.
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vi, 458 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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063115812X :
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New York, N.Y. : Blackwell, 1989.
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063115812X :
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Collection of previously published essays.
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3303112
 
Includes bibliographies and index.
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Table of Contents
Introduction: A chronicle of speculations about organizational decision-makingp. 1
The Allocation of Attention
Organizational structure and pricing behavior in an oligopolistic marketp. 25
Models in a behavioral theory of the firmp. 37
Financial adversity, internal competition and curriculum change in a universityp. 61
Managerial perspectives on risk and risk-takingp. 76
Conflict in Organizations
The business firm as a political coalitionp. 101
The power of powerp. 116
Implementation and ambiguityp. 150
Adaptive Rules
Footnotes to organizational changep. 167
A model of adaptive organizational searchp. 187
Learning from experience in organizationsp. 219
Decision-making and postdecision surprisesp. 228
Decision-Making under Ambiguity
The technology of foolishnessp. 253
Bounded rationality, ambiguity and the engineering of choicep. 266
A garbage can model of organizational choicep. 294
The uncertainty of the past: organizational learning under ambiguityp. 335
Performance sampling in social matchesp. 359
Ambiguity and accounting: the elusive link between information and decision-makingp. 384
Information in organizations as signal and symbolp. 409
Gossip, information and decision-makingp. 429
Indexp. 443
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