A Metasystem Approach to Organizational Decision Making

  • John P. van Gigch


In this chapter we apply the concept of metamodeling to organizational decision making. First, decision making is approached from a control point of view. Then the concept of metasystem is introduced as a framework of decision making about decision making, that is, the structuring of the decision-making process and the determination of organizational objectives from a metamodeling perspective. The metasystem framework is illustrated by examples drawn from a case study.


Decision Making Object Level Organizational Decision Plenary Meeting Academic Council 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John P. van Gigch
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  1. 1.California State UniversitySacramentoUSA

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