Donaldson's Neocontingency Model


 
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Donaldson's Neocontingency Model
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In his 1995 book "American anti-management theories of organization: A critique of paradigm proliferation", L. Donaldson developed his "Neocontingency Model". Donaldson argues that when a fit exists between (internal or external) contingencies and organization structure, the performance of the organization will be high.
His dynamic model describes a self-correcting process through which organizations move from states of high performance to states of low performance and back again.
 

 
Critics of Structural Contingency Theory
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Critics of structural contingency theory sometimes argue that it is not sensible for organizations to move into fit with their contingencies, because ...Sign up
 

   

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