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Journal Article

Relationships between Organization Size and Efficiency

F. P. Adler
Management Science
Vol. 7, No. 1 (Oct., 1960), pp. 80-84
Published by: INFORMS
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2627019
Page Count: 5

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Abstract

The relation between productivity, efficiency and size of a technical organization as affected by internally generated and circulated paperwork is analyzed. It is shown that there exists an upper bound to total productive output which is independent of the number of employees; and that as the organization size is increased the efficiency generally first rises and then falls off inversely proportionally to the number of employees.

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