Hannan and Freeman examine the ecology of organizations by exploring the competition for resources and by trying to account for rates of entry and exit and for the diversity of organizational forms. They show that the destinies of organizations are determined more by impersonal forces than by the intervention of individuals.
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Very interesting theoretical discussion on adaptation and selection mechanisms of organizational evolution. The empirical sections of the book are less convincing - the emphasis on abstracted models ... Read full review
Organizations and Social Structure
Boundaries of Forms and Populations
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