Table 15.2

Choosing A Frame

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Choosing A Frame

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Question Frame if Answer is Yes Frame if Answer is No
Are individual commitment and motivation essential to success? Human Resource, Symbolic Structural, Political
Is the technical quality of the decision important? Structural Human Resources, Political, Symbolic
Are there high levels of ambiguity and uncertainity? Political, Symbolic Structural, Human Resources
Are conflict and scarce resources significant? Political, Symbolic Structural, Human Resources
Are you working from the bottom up? Political Structural, Human Resources, Symbolic


Source: Bolman and Deal; Reframing Organizations; 1997;
Table 15.2, page 271
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