Cybernetic Theory - Cybernetic Theory Consists of several...

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Cybernetic Theory - Consists of several interrelated components o System goal – located in the control center, is a target of a particular aspect of system operation o Mechanisms – to maintain the system o Feedback – sent to the control center and compared to the goal If there is a difference between goal and feedback, new mechanisms are instituted o Target o Emphasizes on the role of feedback in maintain system functioning o Emphasizes on the interdependence of system parts because the mechanisms are intimately related to goals o Deemphasizes growth of systems nor incorporate the role of the environment in influencing system processes Karl Weick’s Theory of Organizing - Process of organizing as the resolving equivocality in an enacted environment by means of interlocked behaviors embedded in conditionally related processes o Organizations exist in an information environment o Individuals create the environment that confronts them through the process of enactment o
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  • Fall '07
  • Stefanone
  • Cybernetics, Different organizational members, conditionally related processes

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