This paper is addressed to the problem of forging a closer link between theoretical and empirical analysis of a given organization. An analytic research method and instrument capable of systematically transforming certain theoretical organizational concepts into operational form is presented. The technique and its instrumentation were designed to, when fitted with appropriate theoretical substantive variables, efficiently yet accurately describe, explain, and predict the consequences of changing specified organizational variables within an organization.
Anderson, Robert C.
"A Technique for Predicting Intraorganizational Action,"
Clinical Sociology Review: Vol. 8
, Article 11.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/csr/vol8/iss1/11