Boundary Spanning Roles and Organization StructureAcademy of Management Review (1977)
AbstractBoundaries are a defining characteristic of organizations, and boundary roles are the link between the environment and organizations. The creation, elaboration, and functions of boundary spanning roles are examined, with attention to environmental and technological sources of variation in the structure of boundary roles.
- boundary spanning,
- organization structure
Citation InformationHoward E Aldrich and Diane Herker. "Boundary Spanning Roles and Organization Structure" Academy of Management Review Vol. 2 Iss. 2 (1977)
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