Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Like most formal organizations in the United States, the Omaha Public Power District is a bureaucratic hierarchy. In organizations such as OPPD, decision making and information sharing flows generally from the top down. Organizational stability is reached by establishing and maintaining standard operating procedures, and control is ever concentrated atop the pyramid.
Rider, Alison Vickery, "An Exploratory Study of Employee Perceptions of Organizational Climate Openness and Freedom of Expression in a Large Public Utitlity" (1988). Student Work. 916.