Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-4 of 4 items

  • Keywords: organizational action x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

A Pragmatic Analysis of the Role of Management Systems in Organizational Learning

Philippe Lorino

in Knowledge Management and Organizational Competence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259281
eISBN:
9780191714306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259281.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This chapter presents a pragmatic analysis of the role of management and control systems in organizational learning based on the case of a French computer company. The analysis starts with two ... More


Situational rationality

Barbara Townley

in Reason's Neglect: Rationality and Organizing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199298358
eISBN:
9780191700880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298358.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

A situational rationality takes issue with the temporal dimension of rational action, the assumption that behaviour is foresightful and that rationality occurs in advance of action. A situational ... More


The Irrationality of Action and Action Rationality: Decisions, Ideologies, and Organizational Actions

Nils Brunsson

in The Consequences of Decision-Making

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199206285
eISBN:
9780191860201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199206285.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter addresses the effect of decisions on organizational action. It argues that decision-makers who choose to or must stick closely to the rule of rationality may be likely to make good ... More


Deciding for Responsibility and Legitimation: Alternative Interpretations of Organizational Decision‐Making

Nils Brunsson

in The Consequences of Decision-Making

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199206285
eISBN:
9780191860201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199206285.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Recent studies have questioned the empirical validity of the equating of decision and choice and pointed at another role that organizational decisions sometimes play — the role of mobilizing ... More


View: