Kathleen M. Carley, Michael J. Prietula and Zhiang Lin (1998)
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Received: 5-May-98 Accepted: 8-Jun-98 Published: 30-Jun-98
|Table 1: Results used to Illustrate Artificial Organization Project|
|CORP||Radar-Soar||Human Experiments||Archival Data|
|resource access structure|
|resource access structure|
|* For the micro study the hierarchy has a single tier - manager and subordinates. For the macro study, the hierarchy may be either a single tier or a multi-tier structure. For the micro study the two non-segregated resource access structures are compared the distributed structure and the blocked structure; whereas, for the macro study segregated access is contrasted with non-segregated access.|
|Figure 1. Micro Level Experimental Design|
|Table 2: Average Performance, Model by Organizational Design|
|Figure 2. Macro Level Research Design|
|Table 3: Performance Under Crisis Conditions, Model by Organizational Design|
2 This is referred to as an unbiased (all outcomes equally likely) decomposable (all characteristics are equally weighted and have equal impact in determining the outcome) task (Carley and Lin, %%%)
3 These 30 problems were the first of four sequences of problems seen by the subjects. Overall, the subjects saw 120 problems such that the first set contained 30 problems with characteristics a, b, c with feedback, the second set contained 30 problems with characteristics a, b, c without feedback, the third set contained 30 problems with characteristics d, e, f with feedback, and the fourth set contained 30 problems with characteristics d, e, f without feedback and with equipment failures (so that the subject misses some incoming information). In this paper, only data from the first 30 problems, those for which feedback was received is considered.
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