And, just as important, the heroic work of Michael Milken smashed the technostructure
, facilitating the productivity revolution of the early 1990s.
This means that the technostructure
may readily trade profits for protection against such an undirected event with such an unpredictable outcome as a strike" (Galbraith, 1967, 265).
The machine bureaucracy had a large support staff, technostructure
, and operating core.
Mintzberg (1979: 306) characterized the small business as follows: 'Typically, it had little or no technostructure
, few support staffers, a loose division of labor, minimal differentiation among its units, and a small managerial hierarchy.
Globalisation, gestion financiere internationale, la structure du pouvoir mondial, gestion et la structure des entreprises multinationales, structure des fonctions essentielles, structure des grandes divisions, technostructure
The power of the corporate bureaucracy--the power of technostructure
(a term that did not take off)--is something to which I still adhere.
In this model, technostructure
and support staff become part of the various SBUs.
Cohn-Bendit, knowing well how the European Parliament works and enthusiastic that the Parliament can be the vehicle for better control by the people on the technostructure
if the European administration ran a campaign closely centered on European issues with a strong social and ecological dimension.
In his discussion of organizational effectiveness and organizational structure, Mintzberg (1979) stated that there are five basic parts to any organization: (a) strategic apex, (b) middle-line, (c) operating core, (d) support staff, and (e) technostructure
While the rural agricultural population and the urban informal service sector constitute substantial labor pools that can be tapped for blue-collar and low-skill service needs, there is a smaller pool of educated labor to meet demands among the managerial ranks and professional technostructure
required by modern industrial and service economies.
Galbraith argued in The New Industrial State that the technostructure
, the staff management team, was motivated by a desire to avoid excessive risk.
The most important difference between these distinguished scholars was that Ayres continued to use the Veblenian dichotomy to distinguish between technology and institutions, but Galbraith merged technological and institutional decisions into the technostructure