Interdisciplinary Application of Generative Grammar

Interdisciplinary Application of Generative Grammar

In Week Three, we examined how the concept of the mental lexicon is studied in the field of psycholinguistics. In fact, the theories of syntax and generative grammar have also been applied to other fields of study as well, organization and management being one of them. Read “Allocation of Rights and the Organization of Transactions: Elements of a Generative Approach to Organizing.” According to Leblebici, how can the theory of generative grammar that we have been studying help to understand the organization of economic systems and the relationship between owners and managers? What assumptions or biases does the author have in his argument? Do you agree with the Leblebici’s ideas? Why or why not? How can this argument be applied in the real world?

Reference Help: Leblebici, H. (2000). Allocation of rights and the organization of transactions: Elements of a generative approach to organizing. Journal of Management & Governance, 4(1-2), 149-168. Document ID: 404874461.


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The concept of generative grammar represents any set of rules to produce a sequence of discrete elements that belong to a formal language. The generative grammar explains how a structured set of production rules applied to a finite set of symbols named alphabet can generate an infinite set of strings called language…………………………..


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