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Empowerment in Organizations

ISSN: 0968-4891
Currently published as: Participation and Empowerment: An International Journal

Online from: 1993

Subject Area: Organization Studies

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Chaos theory as a model for strategy development

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Title:Chaos theory as a model for strategy development
Author(s):Brigid L. Bechtold, (President, Brigid Bechtold Consulting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)
Citation:Brigid L. Bechtold, (1997) "Chaos theory as a model for strategy development", Empowerment in Organizations, Vol. 5 Iss: 4, pp.193 - 201
Keywords:Change, Democratic principles, Management, Participation, Strategy
Article type:Research Paper
DOI:10.1108/14634449710195462 (Permanent URL)
Publisher:MCB UP Ltd
Abstract:Uses chaos theory as a model and explores the requirements for strategizing in a rapidly-changing business environment. Conjectures that organizations in a fast-paced business environment need continuous processes of strategy development to be strategic. Suggests that strategic thinking needs to be embedded in the manager’s role, all organizational processes, and the culture inself in order for an organization to be strategic.

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