Please join us for the fourth in our series of episodes on important works from the Carnegie Mellon School. The podcasters tackle “The Garbage Can Model of Organizational Choice” by Michael Cohen, James March, and Johan Olsen, published in Administrative Science Quarterly in 1972. The article was a radical departure from conventional thinking at the time, as the authors asserted that an organization was “a collection of choices looking for problems, issues and feelings looking for decision situations in which they might be aired, solutions looking for issues to which they might be the answer, and decision makers looking for work.” A fascinating article that changed the course of organization studies!
Also included is a blog post inspired by the Episode by Tom on exploratory models. Click the Blog link below to access it!