Accession Number : AD0783837

Title :   Structural Evolution: The Effect of Organization Size on Complexity Across Time.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Moore,Edward , Jr

Report Date : JUN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 47

Abstract : Empirical studies of formal dimensions of organization structure have sought to discover patterns of association between factors that lead to increases in organization complexity. Sixty-eight years in the evolution of a formal organization were studied to determine the effects of organizational size on organizational complexity across time. The Kolmogorov-Smirnov statistic was used to test whether an expected rank-frequency distribution of roles could predict observed rank-frequency distributions. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Organization theory, *Roles(Behavior), *Evolution(Development), Mathematical prediction, Statistical processes, Harmonic analysis, Pattern recognition, Methodology, Reviews, Data processing, Computer programming, Theses

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE