The Structuring of Organizational Populations

Barron, David (1999) The Structuring of Organizational Populations. American Sociological Review, 64 (3). pp. 421-445.


I construct theoretical models of the founding, failure, and growth of organizations that, when combined, constitute an explanation of the process by which the number of organizations in an population (the population density) declines from a peak, while at the same time the population mass (the aggregate size of the organizations in the population) continues to increase.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: organizational behaviour; organizational ecology
Subject(s): Organisational behaviour
Centre: Faculty of Organisational Behaviour
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2011 09:59
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2015 14:06

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