Variations in Organization Science celebrates Donald T. Campbell's many contributions to organization science, presenting new variations which stem directly from his work. Contributing authors review and extend Campbell's theories in four major areas: blind variation, selection and retention especially inside firms; multilevel co-evolution in organizational parts and wholes; process level analysis and modeling epistemology and methodology. The book includes an unusual appendix, Donald T. Campbell's curriculum vitae.

Whole-Part Coevolutionary Competition in Organizations

Whole-part coevolutionary competition in organizations
Joel A. C.Baum

Organizations start up and fail at high rates, suggesting a node of selection at the organization level. Based on this observation, for roughly 20 years now, a substantial group of organization theorists have been developing cultural ...

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