Individual and Organizations: Thoughts on a Micro-Foundations Project for Strategic Management and Organizational Analysis

Teppo Felin, Nicolai Juul Foss

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    Making links between micro and macro levels has been problematic in the social sciences, and the literature in strategic management and organization theory is no exception The purpose of this chapter is to raise theoretical issues in developing micro-foundations for strategic management and organizational analysis We discuss more general problems with collectivism in the social sciences by focusing on specific problems in extant organizational analysis We introduce microfoundations to the literature by explicating the underlying theoretical foundations of the origins of individual action and interaction We highlight opportunities for future research, specifically emphasizing the need for a rational choice program in management research.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationKøbenhavn
    Number of pages52
    Publication statusPublished - 2006

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