Day+05-06+Resource+Dependence+8-10+Sep+2010

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/4/11 Resource Dependence Main ideas: 1. Organizations depend on resources that are externally controlled. 2. Organizations can try to manage their dependencies.
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2/4/11 Critique of managerialism Organizations are other-directed rather than self-directed Effectiveness vs. Efficiency The question of managerial agency
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2/4/11 Critique of population ecology Organizations can adapt by managing their dependencies An alternative conceptualization of the “environment”
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/4/11 Resource Dependence = the importance of an inpu
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2/4/11 External dependence by itself does not necessarily imply control Contingent factors (among many!): scarcity of resource concentration of resource amongst a small number of providers lack of alternatives
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2/4/11 What is the “environment”? Population ecology:
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