Describe the contributions to the theory of organizational structure by Peter Blau. Reveal how Argyris and Aldrich (1972) criticized Blau's research data relating to organizational size and structure.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 17, 2018, 12:33 pm ad1c9bdddf
One of the prevailing contributions to the theory of organizational structure by Peter Blau, is that the macro organizational structure that is clearly visible to see,is built upon the framework of social interactions and exchanges at a much lower micro level. What this essentially means, is that the basis of social interaction is individuals being drawn to one another or attracted to one another, based upon some form of advantage that will be gained by each in this social ...
This solution describes a theory of organizational structure according to Peter Blau.
Series of explanations of organizational structure: Which is the correct explanation?
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Chapter 3 Hall, R., & Tolbert, P. (2009). Organizations: Structures, Processes, and Outcomes. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc.
We have considered a series of explanations of organizational structure. These
have ranged from those emphasizing more material factors, such as size and
technology, to those focused on more ideational factors, such as internal and
external cultural inﬂuences. Which is the correct explanation? It should be obvi-
ous by now that neither "all of the above"nor "none of the above"is the appro-
priate answer. The explanations of structure must be considered in combination.
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