Notes 11.12 - 11/12- Guest Lecturer Prof Tolbert Forest...

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11/12- Guest Lecturer Prof Tolbert - Forest Tree o Defining boundaries can be difficult organization v. environment - Main approaches o Resources dependence exchange relations, strategic method transaction costs o Institutional why structures are adopted? Social norms o Ecological- comparative organizations, who survives who doesn’t - Resource Dependence o Assumptions Organizations are not islands, rely on other organizations to do there work Predictability= highly important Want to have as much decision making freedom a possible o Managing dependencies Autonomous- don’t engage with any organizations Interorganizational strategies o Types of autonomous Strategies Buffering- actions taken to absorbe variation in resource flows- ex. Stockpiling, war chest, training offered to many people, warehousing Imitatiues- not enough resources, people may not want your product Soothing- actions taken to lend flow of resrouces, proactive effort- ex. Administratively based scheduling behavior, class scheduling, market based- off
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2008 for the course ILROB 1220 taught by Professor Goncaloj during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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Notes 11.12 - 11/12- Guest Lecturer Prof Tolbert Forest...

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