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Relating to organizations and decision making, rationality doe not necessarily mean that organizational actions are logical or sensible, but rather that they are intended, thought about, planned, calculated, or designed for a purpose. The emphasis is on the idea that what happens in an organization was at one point in time expected or planned to happen (Mintzberg, 1978). The fact that organizations typically exhibit a great deal of turbulence, disorder, and unpredictability does not necessarily disprove the theory that their origins were rational or that they are trying to be rational. Weick, 1979, pp 19-20.