Fit and Misfits in the Multi-Dimensional Contingency Model

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Fit and Misfits in the Multi-Dimensional Contingency Model

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dc.contributor.author M Burton, Richard
dc.contributor.author Lauridsen, Jørgen
dc.contributor.author Obel, Børge
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-02
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-02T11:16:43Z
dc.date.available 2010-07-02T11:16:43Z
dc.date.issued 2010-07-02
dc.identifier.isbn 8791023009
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/8130
dc.description.abstract We present the concept of organizational misfit as a complement to multi-contingency theory fit concepts for organizational performance. Firms with misfits have opportunity losses that firms without misfits do not suffer. Using data from 232 small and medium sized Danish firms, we confirm the hypotheses that firms with either or both situational and contingency misfits have lower performance increases than firms without misfits. Further, a firm may not obtain increased performance from the elimination of misfits piecemeal, but will obtain significant nonlinear positive increases when misfits are fixed within a holistic or systems approach. en_US
dc.format.extent 29 s. en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.publisher Odense Universitet en_US
dc.title Fit and Misfits in the Multi-Dimensional Contingency Model en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt10jul02 siso en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for Innovation og Organisationsøkonomi en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort INO en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort INO en_US
dc.idnumber 8791023009 en_US
dc.publisher.city Odense en_US
dc.publisher.year 1999 en_US
dc.title.subtitle An Organizational Change Perspective en_US


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