TITLE

Networks: An Analytical Tool for Understanding Complex Decision Processes

AUTHOR(S)
Hellgren, Bo; Stjernberg, Torbjörn
PUB. DATE
March 1987
SOURCE
International Studies of Management & Organization;Spring87, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article provides an understanding on the complex interorganizational processes that take place between markets and hierarchies. The design of societies, organizations, and other large social systems is the result of dynamic and complex processes in which several organizations are involved. Understanding the nature of networks can help organizations to face the reality of the context in which they act and thus increase their strategic capacity. Knowledge of networks is also important, from a societal perspective, when trying to formulate legal frameworks for organizations acting in decision processes within networks.
ACCESSION #
5814867

 

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