• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Structural functionalism is a theory from sociology that is used in organization studies. In sociology, the existence of a structure is explained by its function. In organization studies, the existence of an organizational structure is explained by its function. For instance, ...

Loading
  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles