ERIC Number: EJ238573
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Dec
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Managing Garbage Can Hierarchies.
Padgett, John F.
Administrative Science Quarterly, v25 n4 p583-604 Dec 1980
Operationalizes garbage-can theory into a stochastic process model for the case of a traditional Weberian bureaucracy. Illustrates how ambiguity may impinge on decision making within a structural setting familiar to classical organization theorists and derives the managerial implications of garbage-can theory. (Author/IRT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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