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POL 601: Public Management

Resource Dependence

ChatGPT: Some major research questions in resource dependence theory within organization theory includes:

  1. How do organizations acquire and manage critical resources necessary for their survival and success?
  2. How do inter-organizational relationships and networks affect resource acquisition and utilization?
  3. How do power dynamics and dependence relationships shape the behavior and the decision-making of organizations?
  4. How do organizations manage uncertainty and risk in their resource environments?
  5. How do changes in resource environments affect organizational behavior and outcomes?

Application to Public Policy and Administration