Organizational decision making / edited by Zur Shapira

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Subjects: Decision making
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 1997
Series: Cambridge series on judgment and decision making
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: x, 397 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Series preface
List of contributors
Editor's preface
1. Introduction and overview / Zur Shapira 3
2. Understanding how decisions happen in organizations / James G. March 9
3. Trying to help S&Ls: How organizations with good intentions jointly enacted disaster / William H. Starbuck, P. Narayan Pant 35
4. Organizational choice under ambiguity: Decision making in the chemical industry following Bhopal / Howard Kunreuther, Jacqueline Meszaros 61
5. Strategic agenda building in organizations / Jane E. Dutton 81
6. The social ideologies of power in organizational decisions / Gerald Robert Salancik, Margaret Cooper Brindle 111
7. Managerial incentives in organizations: Economic, political, and symbolic perspectives / Edward J. Zajac, James D. Westphal 133
8. Coordination in organizations: A game-theoretic perspective / Colin Camerer, Marc Knez 158
9. The escalation of commitment: An update and appraisal / Barry M. Staw 191
10. The possibility of distributed decision making / Baruch Fischhoff, Stephen Johnson 216
11. Aligning the residuals: Risk, return, responsibility, and authority / Raghu Garud, Zur Shapira 238
12. Organizational decision making as rule following / Xueguang Zhou 257
13. Naturalistic decision making and the new organizational context / Terry Connolly, Ken Koput
14. Telling decisions: The role of narrative in organizational decision making / Ellen S. O'Connor 304
15. Bounded rationality, indeterminacy, and the managerial theory of the firm / Roy Radner 324
16. The scarecrow's search: A cognitive psychologist's perspective on organizational decision making / John W. Payne 353
Name index 375
Subject index 385
Additional Authors: Shapira, Zur Baruch
Notes: LCCN: 96014514 //r97
ISBN: 0521481074 (hardback)
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
OCLC Number: 34410805
ISBN/ISSN: 0521481074