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Author Hannan, Michael T.

Title Dynamics of organizational populations : density, legitimation, and competition / Michael T. Hannan, Glenn R. Carroll
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1992
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 286 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Introduction; 2. Theoretical Approach; 3. Models and Modeling Strategy; 4. Density and Founding Rates; 5. Interactions Between Subpopulations; 6. Density and Organizational Mortality; 7. Complications; 8. Population Trajectories; 9. Implications for Social Organization; Appendix A: Designs of Empirical Studies; Appendix B: Methods of Analysis; Appendix C: Simulation Program; References; Name Index; Subject Index
Summary This study aims to broaden the general understanding of change in organizational populations by examining the dynamics of numbers of organizations in populations. The authors examine labour unions, newspapers, publishing, brewing firms, life insurance companies and banks
Analysis Social groups
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-278) and indexes
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Subject Organizational change.
Organizational sociology -- Methodology.
Form Electronic book
Author Carroll, Glenn.
ISBN 0195071913
1423764633 (electronic bk.)
9781423764632 (electronic bk.)