ERIC Number: EJ268249
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
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Representing and Testing Organizational Theories: A Holistic Construal.
Bagozzi, Richard P.; Phillips, Lynn W.
Administrative Science Quarterly, v27 n3 p459-89 Sep 1982
Tests the "holistic construal" method of validating constructs and testing organizational hypotheses, using examples from organizational theory and data on wholesale distribution companies. Holistic construal is meant to explicitly represent theoretical and empirical concepts, nonobservational hypotheses, and correspondence rules and allow researchers to control for errors in testing hypotheses. (Author/RW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
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