Organisation

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‘The unique characteristic of the organization was that it was not simply a race track within which individuals could compete, but a system in which somehow the competitive behaviour of individuals could be coordinated, harnessed, controlled in the interest of the common tasks.’ (Leavitt)

Find out more:

Leavitt,
H. J. (1974) ‘Suppose we took groups seriously…”, Prepared for Western
Electrics Symposium on the Hawthorne Studies. Chicago, IL: November. Retrieved
from http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery/servlet/ERICServlet?accno=ED103291

Posted in Perspectives to Ponder Upon, Reflexive Mode.