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ERIC Number: EJ519753
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0001-8392
From Chaos to Systems: The Engineering Foundations of Organization Theory, 1879-1932.
Shenhav, Yehouda
Administrative Science Quarterly, v40 n4 p557-85 Dec 1995
Traces the genesis of the systems paradigm in organizational study in the United States to 19th-century engineering practices, based on primary data from three professional journals. The systems paradigm evolved from three forces: the professionalization of mechanical engineering, the political culture of Progressivism, and the politics of labor unrest. (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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