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Amendments to Organizational Theorizing

Karl E. Weick
The Academy of Management Journal
Vol. 17, No. 3 (Sep., 1974), pp. 487-502
Published by: Academy of Management
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/254652
Page Count: 16
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Abstract

A reexamination of the methods and subjects of theory is proposed. Organizational scholars are urged to avoid big business organizations and to examine, instead, everyday events, places, and questions, micro-organizations, and absurd organizations. In these sites, organizationally relevant phenomena are more visible and available for hypothesis generation than in complex organizations.

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