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Large-Scale Institutional Change

Christopher K. Ansell

in Pragmatist Democracy: Evolutionary Learning as Public Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199772438
eISBN:
9780199918997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772438.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the possibilities of evolutionary learning on a large-scale by examining macro-institutional change. The chapter conceives of large-scale institutional change as a ... More


Socio-material Practices of Design Coordination: Objects as Plastic and Partisan

Jennifer Whyte and Chris Harty

in Materiality and Organizing: Social Interaction in a Technological World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664054
eISBN:
9780191745423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664054.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Drawing on detailed research on a construction megaproject, the chapter takes a practice-based approach to examining the practical and theoretical tensions between existing ways of working and the ... More


Talking through Objects: The Sociopolitical Dynamics embodied in Boundary Objects in Architectural Work

Dmitrijs Kravcenko and Jacky Swan

in Managing Knowledge Integration Across Boundaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198785972
eISBN:
9780191831621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785972.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

With a few notable exceptions, current literature on boundary objects primarily focuses on how individuals interact around boundary objects in pursuing knowledge integration, with a prevailing ... More


Boundary Objects: Building EHRs at National and Local Level

Ian P. McLoughlin, Karin Garrety, Rob Wilson, Ping Yu, and Andrew Dalley

in The Digitalization of Healthcare: Electronic Records and the Disruption of Moral Orders

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198744139
eISBN:
9780191804069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744139.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter delves more deeply into the problems and challenges involved in co-ordinating and fostering consultation, engagement, and collaboration in EHR projects amongst diverse communities where ... More


Boundary Spanning, Boundary Objects, and Innovation

Andrew Van de Ven and Shaker A. Zahra

in Managing Knowledge Integration Across Boundaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198785972
eISBN:
9780191831621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785972.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Managing knowledge integration across boundaries for innovation involves boundary-spanning activities that facilitate exposure and access to diverse and oftentimes distant knowledge domains, ... More


Discovering informed consent: a case study on the practices of informed consent to tissue donation in Austria 1

Milena D. Bister

in Human Tissue Research: A European perspective on the ethical and legal challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199587551
eISBN:
9780191725630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587551.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter presents an empirical case study on informed consent procedures for medical research on leftovers from surgery in Austria. It suggests a way to understand informed consent as a ‘boundary ... More


Zones, Exchanges, Boundaries, Communities: Thin and Thick Interdisciplinarity

Regina F. Bendix, Kilian Bizer, and Dorothy Noyes

in Sustaining Interdisciplinary Collaboration: A Guide for the Academy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040894
eISBN:
9780252099397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040894.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter spells out the implications of prevailing metaphors for interdisciplinary process: the trading zone or contact zone, which generates pidgin languages; the gift exchange; the encounter of ... More


The Politics of Meaning: From Frames to Design Conflicts

David J. Hess

in Undone Science: Social Movements, Mobilized Publics, and Industrial Transitions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035132
eISBN:
9780262336444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035132.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The chapter reviews the literature on frame analysis and narratives in social movement studies and the parallel literature in science and technology studies on technological frames, boundary objects, ... More


Colluding and Colliding Worlds: Moving Forensic Evidence

Corinna Kruse

in Social Life of Forensic Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288386
eISBN:
9780520963337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288386.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

With this chapter, the book stops moving backward and begins gathering the strands of the forensic evidence’s social life back together. If the judicial system is made up of disparate epistemic ... More


A Dialogical Approach to the Creation of New Knowledge in Organizations

Haridimos Tsoukas

in Philosophical Organization Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198794547
eISBN:
9780191836015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794547.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Despite several insightful empirical studies on how new knowledge is created in organizations, there is still no satisfactory answer to this question. The purpose of this chapter is to address the ... More


Social Work Science in the Context of Social Work Ideas: Social Work Science and Grand Challenges

Rowena Fong and Edwina Uehara

in Shaping a Science of Social Work: Professional Knowledge and Identity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190880668
eISBN:
9780190880699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880668.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter describes the evolution of social work science in relationship to the development of the Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative. The two initiatives, which took root in the field in ... More


From Wizards to Trading Zones: Crossing the Chasm of Computers in Scientific Collaboration

Jeff Shrager

in Trading Zones and Interactional Expertise: Creating New Kinds of Collaboration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014724
eISBN:
9780262289436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014724.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter discusses the author’s efforts to bridge the chasm between molecular biologists and computer scientists. The author decided to go beyond the acquisition of interactional expertise by ... More


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