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The institutional construction of organizations: international and longitudinal studies

Contributor(s): Scott, W. Richard [Editor] | Christensen, Soren [Editor].
Publisher: Thousand Oaks London New Delhi Sage Publications 1995Description: xxiii, 356 p.ISBN: 9780803970717.Subject(s): Organization | Social institutionsDDC classification: 302.35 Summary: During the past three decades, organization studies have witnessed a succession of theoretical perspectives - contingency theory, resource dependency and population ecology - that focus on one or other aspect of organizations. Only institutional theory highlights the importance of the wider social and cultural environment as the `ground' in which organizations are rooted. This book brings together original work from two different research traditions - continental Europe and the United States - to shed light on the study of organizations. This includes empirical observations, longitudinal analyses, market-based organizational forms, and the concepts of agency and strategy. (http://www.sagepub.in/books/Book4952?siteId=sage-india&prodTypes=any&q=9780803970717&pageTitle=productsSearch#tabview=title)
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During the past three decades, organization studies have witnessed a succession of theoretical perspectives - contingency theory, resource dependency and population ecology - that focus on one or other aspect of organizations. Only institutional theory highlights the importance of the wider social and cultural environment as the `ground' in which organizations are rooted.

This book brings together original work from two different research traditions - continental Europe and the United States - to shed light on the study of organizations. This includes empirical observations, longitudinal analyses, market-based organizational forms, and the concepts of agency and strategy.
(http://www.sagepub.in/books/Book4952?siteId=sage-india&prodTypes=any&q=9780803970717&pageTitle=productsSearch#tabview=title)

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