Simon on Problem-Solving


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Simon on Problem-Solving

Show simple item record Foss, Kirsten en_US Foss, Nicolai J. en_US 2009-02-04T10:27:19Z 2009-02-04T10:27:19Z 2005-11-22T00:00:00Z en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 8791815096 en_US
dc.description.abstract Two of Herbert Simon’s best-known papers are "The Architecture of Complexity" and "The Structure of Ill-Structured Problems." We discuss the neglected links between these two papers, highlighting the role of decomposition in the context of problems on which constraints have been imposed as a general approach to problem solving. We apply these Simonian ideas to organizational issues, specifically new organizational forms. Specifically, Simonian ideas allow us to develop a morphology of new organizational forms and to point to some design problems that characterize these forms. Keywords: Herbert Simon, problem-solving, new organizational forms. JEL Code: D23, D83 en_US
dc.format.extent 35 s. en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries SMG Working paper;2005-008 en_US
dc.title Simon on Problem-Solving en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt05nov22 miel en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Center for Strategi og Globalisering en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort SMG en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Center for Strategic Management and Globalization en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort SMG en_US
dc.description.notes Versions: 26 May 2002; 21 May 2003; 6 January 2004; 7 October 2005 en_US
dc.idnumber 8791815096 en_US København en_US
dc.publisher.year 2005 en_US
dc.title.subtitle Implications for New Organizational Forms en_US

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