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The Nature and Significance of Global Diversity for Information Systems

Chrisanthi Avgerou

in Information Systems and Global Diversity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263424
eISBN:
9780191714252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263424.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter draws the main lessons from the empirical studies presented in Chapters 5-8, through the theoretical lenses developed in the book. It elaborates on the non-deterministic nature of ICT, ... More


Dynamics of Organizational Practices and Identities

Patricia H. Thornton, William Ocasio, and Michael Lounsbury

in The Institutional Logics Perspective: A New Approach to Culture, Structure and Process

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199601936
eISBN:
9780191767036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601936.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter builds on the model of microfoundations elaborated in Chapter 4 to develop a model of how different kinds of social interaction — for example decision making, sense making, and ... More


Microfoundations of Institutional Logics

Patricia H. Thornton, William Ocasio, and Michael Lounsbury

in The Institutional Logics Perspective: A New Approach to Culture, Structure and Process

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199601936
eISBN:
9780191767036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601936.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter explores the microfoundations of institutional logics and their role in the continuing reproduction and alteration of institutions and organizations. It considers Meyer and Rowan’s ... More


Defining the Interinstitutional System

Patricia H. Thornton, William Ocasio, and Michael Lounsbury

in The Institutional Logics Perspective: A New Approach to Culture, Structure and Process

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199601936
eISBN:
9780191767036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601936.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter elaborates a model of society as an inter-institutional system by developing a new institutional logic — the community logic. This elaboration extends Thornton's (2004) proliferation of ... More


Institutional Logics and Social Processes Revisited: Insights from the Organic Sector

Michael A. Haedicke

in Organizing Organic: Conflict and Compromise in an Emerging Market

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795906
eISBN:
9780804798730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795906.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter reviews the book’s major arguments and discusses the study’s implications for understanding multi-institutional fields (in general) and the future of the organic foods sector (in ... More


How Partnerships Can Transform Institutional Fields

Barbara Gray and Jill Purdy

in Collaborating for Our Future: Multistakeholder Partnerships for Solving Complex Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198782841
eISBN:
9780191826030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782841.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

In this final chapter, our focus is on assessing the impact of MSIs on institutional fields. A table of impacts is introduced based on the level of shared responsibility that partners assume and the ... More


An Institutional Lens on Multistakeholder Partnerships

Barbara Gray and Jill Purdy

in Collaborating for Our Future: Multistakeholder Partnerships for Solving Complex Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198782841
eISBN:
9780191826030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782841.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

In this chapter we conceptualize partnerships as new forms of organizing that arise in response to changing conditions within institutional fields. Fields are evolving and often contentious social ... More


Collaborating for Our Future: Multistakeholder Partnerships for Solving Complex Problems

Barbara Gray and Jill Purdy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198782841
eISBN:
9780191826030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782841.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

Organizations turn to multistakeholder partnerships (MSPs) to meet challenges they cannot handle alone. By tapping diverse stakeholders’ resources, MSPs develop the capability to address complex ... More


Turbulence and War: Private Military Corporations and the Reinstitutionalization of War-Making

Jozef Bátora

in Governance in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198739517
eISBN:
9780191802485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739517.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Private military corporations (PMCs) are an increasingly common feature in wars and crisis-management operations in recent decades. This chapter argues that the rise of PMCs brings about shifts and ... More


Creativity at Work: Generating Useful Novelty in Haute Cuisine Restaurants

Isabelle Bouty and Marie-Léandre Gomez

in The Emergence of Novelty in Organizations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198728313
eISBN:
9780191795275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728313.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Creativity is an essential foundation of value creation in contemporary organizations and environments. As a specific phenomenon, distinct from innovation, it has, however, received only partial ... More


Staying the Same While Changing: Organizational Identity in the Face of Environmental Challenges

Mary Ann Glynn, Christi Lockwood, and Ryan Raffaelli

in Leading Sustainable Change: An Organizational Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198704072
eISBN:
9780191773242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704072.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Knowledge Management

Identity is an enduring property of organizations that consists of “who we are” and “what we do” that are made to both internal and external constituencies. The chapter explores the role of ... More


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