Burke, ME and Tulett, K 1999, 'Impact of information needs an organizational design' , Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 50 (4) , pp. 380-381.
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Up until the late 1950s, organizational design was dominated by the structurally universal bureaucratic model and the classical management theories associated with Fayol (1916) and Weber (1947). However, increasing technological change and instability within the working environment meant that while certain bureaucratic traits were still desirable, the total rigid bureaucratic concept was no longer feasible. Moreover, the universal applicability of the model was questioned when Burns and Stalker (1961) proposed the idea that different approaches to structuring organizations might have differential effectiveness under varying conditions. This concept signaled the decline of the classical theory and established the foundations for the contingency approach.
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources
Subjects / Themes > L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education > LB2341 Supervision and administration. Business management
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|Schools:||Schools > Salford Business School > Business and Management Research Centre|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of the American Society for Information Science|
|Depositing User:||Institutional Repository|
|Date Deposited:||16 Apr 2009 12:39|
|Last Modified:||29 Oct 2015 00:50|
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