ERIC Number: EJ281923
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-May
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Niche Width and the Dynamics of Organizational Populations.
Freeman, John; Hannan, Michael T.
American Journal of Sociology, v88 n6 p1116-45 May 1983
A model of the manner in which environmental variations affect the life chances of specialist and generalist organizations was applied to a sample of restaurant organizations in 18 California cities. One finding was that specialist organizations are favored in fine-grained environments (i.e., when sales variations are nonseasonal). (Author/RM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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