Day+03+Managerialist+Approach+1+Sep+2010

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/4/11 The Organization and the Environment I: The Managerialist Perspective September 1st, 2010 Central thesis: Managers can figure out what the environment is, figure out what to do, direct organizational change, and thereby adapt to external contingencies.
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2/4/11 Four Questions 1. How do organizations know about the environment? 1. Can the environment be managed? 1. What is the link between what happens inside and outside the organization?
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/4/11 #1. How Do Organizations Know about the How do you know what strategic contingencies you face? Why is this potentially tricky?
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/4/11 A Problem of Cognition: the “Enacted Our capacity to accurately assess the environment is potentially compromised by flawed perception.
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2/4/11 Knowledge is not perfect; the issue of “perceptual sets”.
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2/4/11 #2. Can the Environment Be Managed? Domain Choice
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2011 for the course SOC 110 taught by Professor Powers during the Fall '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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