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Decision processes as analysed by Chester I. Barnard

William B. Wolf (Professor Emeritus, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA)

Journal of Management History (Archive)

ISSN: 1355-252X

Article publication date: 1 December 1995

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Abstract

Presents the thoughts on decision processes of Chester I. Barnard, one of the century’s greatest management theorists. Includes his classic article, “Mind in everyday affairs”; his unpublished book, “The Significance of Decisive Behaviour in Social Action”; his correspondence with Herbert Simon, and significant comments found in his personal papers.

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Wolf, W.B. (1995), "Decision processes as analysed by Chester I. Barnard", Journal of Management History (Archive), Vol. 1 No. 4, pp. 1-110. https://doi.org/10.1108/13552529510102298

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