DIFFUSE DECISION-MAKING IN HIERARCHICAL ORGANIZATIONS: AN EMPIRICAL EXAMINATION.

C. R. Shumway, P. M. Maher, M. R. Baker, W. E. Souder, A. H. Rubenstein, A. R. Gallant

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Abstract

The applied research resource allocation decision process in a complex, hierarchical federal organization is explored in this paper. This decision process includes the identification of research objectives and the funding of projects selected to achieve the objectives. The hierarchical, geographical, and temporal diffuseness of participation in the decision process is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)697-707
Number of pages11
JournalManagement Science
Volume21
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1975

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Strategy and Management
  • Management Science and Operations Research

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