Accession Number : AD0730099

Title :   Interdependence, Conflict, and Coordination in Organizations,

Corporate Author : UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES

Personal Author(s) : Pondy,Louis R.

Report Date : APR 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : A first purpose of the paper is to show, in a specific system, how uncoordinated interdependencies may lead to unintended and deliberate lateral conflict. A second purpose is to describe the conditions under which authoritative control is necessary for the coordination of lateral interdependence. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ORGANIZATIONS, INTERACTIONS), MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING, CONTROL, SOCIOMETRICS

Subject Categories : Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE