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Author Baum, Joel A. C
Title Evolutionary Dynamics of Organizations
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1994
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Contributors -- 1. Organizational Hierarchies and Evolutionary Processes: Some Reflections on a Theory of Organizational Evolution -- Part I: Introductory Essays -- 2. How Individual and Face-to-Face-Group Selection Undermine Firm Selection in Organizational Evolution -- 3. The Evolution of Evolution -- Part II: Intraorganizational Evolution -- 4. An Intraorganizational Ecological Perspective on Managerial Risk Behavior, Performance, and Survival: Individual, Organizational, and Environmental Effects -- 5. Seeking Adaptive Advantage: Evolutionary Theory and Managerial Action -- 6. Organizing for Continuous Improvement: Evolutionary Theory Meets the Quality Revolution -- COMMENTARIES -- Turning Evolution Inside the Organization -- Evolution, Externalities and Managerial Action -- Part III: Organizational Evolution -- 7. Evolutionary Processes and Patterns of Core Business Change -- 8. The Ecological Dynamics of Organizational Change: Density and Mass Dependence in Rates of Entry into New Markets -- 9. Surviving Schumpeterian Environments: An Evolutionary Perspective -- 10. Mimetic Learning and the Evolution of Organizational Populations -- COMMENTARIES -- Taking on Strategy, 1-2-3 -- On Behalf of Naïveté -- Part IV: Population Evolution -- 11. Minimalism, Mutalism, and Maturity: The Evolution of the American Trade Association Population in the 20th Century -- 12. Disruptive Selection and Population Segmentation: Interpopulation Competition as a Segregation Process -- 13. Externalities and Ecological Theory: Unbundling Density Dependence -- 14. Resource Partitioning and Foundings of Banking Cooperatives in Italy -- 15. The Evolution of Socially Contingent Rational Action: Effects of Labor Strikes on Change in Union Founding in the 1880s -- COMMENTARIES -- Evolution and Organizational Science
Progress and Problems in Population Ecology -- Part V: Community Evolution -- 16. The Liability of Collective Action: Growth and Change Among Early American Telephone Companies -- 17. Density-Independent Selection and Community Evolution -- 18. Organization-Environment Coevolution -- 19. The Coevolution of Technology and Organization -- 20. The Coevolution of Technical and Institutional Events in the Development of an Innovation -- COMMENTARIES -- The Challenge of Community Evolution -- On the Concept of "Organizational Community -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
This book presents the latest research and theory about organizational evolutionary change. It brings together the work of organization theorists who have played key roles in challenging the orthodox adaptation views that prevailed until the beginning of the 1980s. Joel A.C. Baum and Jitendra V. Singh emphasize hierarchy of evolutionary processes at the intraorganizational level, the organizational level, the population level, and the community level. Derived from a conference held at the Stern School of Business at New York University, Evolutionary Dynamics of Organizations is organized in a way that gives order and coherence to what has been a diverse and multidisciplinary field
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Baum, Joel A. C. Evolutionary Dynamics of Organizations Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c1994 9780195077360
Subject Organizational change -- Congresses.;Organizational sociology -- Congresses
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Alt Author Singh, Jitendra V
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