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Organizational antecedents of population-level organizational diversity : Exploring the micro-foundations of resource partitioning theory : a simulation approach

Pagani, Giuseppe ; Lomi, Alessandro (Dir.) ; Larsen, Erik Raimer (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2008 ; 2008ECO003.

"Why are there so many kinds of organizations?" (Hannan and Freeman, 1977: 936). As Astley (1985) suggests, "[t]his question focuses inquiry on organizational diversity, the differentiation of organizations into varying population types" (p. 224). Out of the different literature streams, which have addressed the topic of organizational diversity, an effective explanation of the dynamics...