Advancing the field of organizations through the study of military organizations
McNab, Robert M.
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This article argues that the field of organization studies may learn from closer study of decision-making and behaviors in military organizations. It describes some of the intellectual roots of organizational studies within a strategic, military context; discusses some recent characteristics of strategic competition that organization scholars may find fruitful to study; and view some of the key contemporary challenges in military organizations through the lens of strategic organization design, a framework the builds on, and integrates, several streams of research in organizational behavior that have implications for, and influence, how organizations make strategic decisions.
The article of record as published may be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icc/dtt059Advance Access version
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