Information Processing and Problem Solving: The Migration of Problems through Formal Positions and Networks of Ties

A study of the flow of information about organizational problems was conducted. We found that managers often avoided passing problems to formally designated problem solvers and used personal ties to forward information to problem solvers. The strength of ties between individuals had a weak effect on...

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Published in:Academy of Management journal, Vol. 34, No. 4 (1991), p. 918-928
Main Author: Stevenson, William B.
Other Involved Persons: Gilly, Mary C.
Format: electronic Article
Item Description:Copyright: Copyright 1991 Academy of Management Journal
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
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