Management information changes and functional fixation

Some experimental evidence from the public sector

Paul Barnes*, John Webb

*Corresponding author for this work

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Actual managers were presented with case studies concerning recommended selling prices. Evidence was found for functional fixation in the conventional accounting sense, but in the original psychological sense the results were inconclusive.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-18
Number of pages18
JournalAccounting, Organizations and Society
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1986

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