Organizational Effectiveness: Conceptual Issues, Criteria for Measurement and Review of Political Aspects

Dian Purnomo Jati


This article discussed about the nature of organizational effectiveness. Started from conceptual issues and classic view about organizational effectiveness. Effectiveness is one of the strongest and most persistent themes in the literature on organizations. This article suggest how criterion measures of organizational effectiveness should be developed. Eight problems of such models are discussed which appear to reduce their utility for the study of organizational effectiveness. Four sets of multiple constituency models of organizational effectiveness, which employ relativistic, power, social justice, and evolutionary perspectives, are reviewed. At the end also discussed about political perspectives on organizational effectiveness measurement.

Keywords: Organizational Effectiveness, Measurement, Political Issues, Performance.

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