The Garbage Can Model of Organizational Choice is a fundamental model of organizational decision-making originally proposed by J.D. Cohen, J.G. March and J.P. Olsen in 1972. In the 2000s, G. Fioretti and A. Lomi presented a NetLogo agent-based interpretation of this model. This code is the NetLogo 6.1.1 updated version of the Fioretti-Lomi model.
This is an updated version of the code that has been used in the cited publications by Fioretti and Lomi.
This model replicates:
M.D. Cohen, J.G. March and J.P. Olsen (1972) A Garbage Can Model of Organizational Choice.
Administrative Science Quarterly, 17 (1): 1-25.
G. Fioretti and A. Lomi (2008) An Agent-Based Representation of the Garbage Can Model of Organizational Choice. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 11 (1).
G. Fioretti and A. Lomi (2008) The Garbage Can Model of Organizational Choice: An Agent-Based Reconstruction. Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 16 (2): 192-217. DOI: 10.1016/j.simpat.2007.11.010.
G. Fioretti and A. Lomi (2010) Passing the Buck in the Garbage Can Model of Organizational Choice (with A. Lomi). Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, 16 (2): 113-143.
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