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Introduction to the Institutional Logics Perspective

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/9780199601936.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter introduces the institutional logics perspective as an analytical framework for institutional analysis. It lays out the goal of the book as a primer and programmatic statement that ... More


The Emergence and Evolution of Field-Level 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/9780199601936.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the emergence and evolution of institutional logics at the institutional field level of analysis. It integrates the practice literature with research on theories, narratives, ... More


Dyarchic Presidentialization Dyarchic Presidentialization in a Presidentialized Polity: in a Presidentialized Polity: The French Fifth Republic

Ben Clift

in The Presidentialization of Politics: A Comparative Study of Modern Democracies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199252015
eISBN:
9780191602375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252017.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Begins by charting the emergence and evolution of the Fifth Republic, identifying the key structural and contingent causes of presidentialization within the French political system. The ambiguity ... 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 Life Insurance and Product Development: Divergent Institutional Logics

Cheris Shun-ching Chan

in Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195394078
eISBN:
9780199951154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394078.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Chapters 2 and 3 focus on the organizational strategies of insurance firms. Chapter 2 analyzes the disparity between transnational and domestic life insurance firms’ strategies. Insurance firms from ... 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


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

Patricia H. Thornton, William Ocasio, and Michael Lounsbury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199601936
eISBN:
9780191767036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601936.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

How do institutions influence and shape cognition and action in individuals and organizations, and how are they in turn shaped by them? Various social science disciplines have offered a range of ... More


Making and Regulating Business Judgment: Judicial Practice, Logics, and Orders

Terry McNulty and Abigail Stewart

in Institutions and Organizations: A Process View

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198843818
eISBN:
9780191879517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843818.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Chapter 11 is about judicial practice in litigation brought against directors of a company, Continental Assurance of London (Continental). The chapter utilizes the “judgment,” a contemporaneous text ... 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 Change, Industrial Transitions, and Regime Resistance Politics

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/9780262035132.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The chapter focuses on the processes of industrial change in relationship to social movements. It builds on two literatures, one on institutional logics and the other on industrial transitions, and ... 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


Power, Change, and Institutions in World Society

Anja P. Jakobi

in Common Goods and Evils?: The Formation of Global Crime Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674602
eISBN:
9780191752452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674602.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents the theoretical framework, building on sociological institutionalism and its two strands, namely organization studies and world society theory. The chapter starts with a ... More


Organizing Organic: Conflict and Compromise in an Emerging Market

Michael A. Haedicke

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795906
eISBN:
9780804798730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795906.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book traces the struggle to reconcile ideas and practices related to market growth, on the one hand, and sociocultural change, on the other, that exists within the U.S. organic foods sector. ... More


Visions of Transformation and Growth: Institutional Logics and Social Processes in 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/9780804795906.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter introduces the transformative and expansionary logics that exist in the organic sector, using both illustrative vignettes and formal exposition, and explains the book’s twin goals of (1) ... More


Introduction: Democratic Governance and Institutional Logics within the Third Sector (or, How Habermas Discovered the Coffee House)

Meghan Elizabeth Kallman, Terry Nichols Clark, Cary Wu, and Jean Yen-Chun Lin

in The Third Sector: Community Organizations, NGOs, and Nonprofits

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040436
eISBN:
9780252098857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040436.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book studies third sectors in different parts of the world. The third sector refers to various types of relief and welfare organizations, innovation organizations, public service organizations, ... More


The Way We Were: The Institutional Logics of Professionals and Fans in the Soap Opera Industry

Melissa C. Scardaville

in The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines fan and industry perceptions about the decline in quality of soap opera narratives. Both fans and industry professionals agree that soaps used to be so much better, and that the ... More


The Weather Prediction Enterprise

Phaedra Daipha

in Masters of Uncertainty: Weather Forecasters and the Quest for Ground Truth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226298542
eISBN:
9780226298719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226298719.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Centered on the unfolding and eventual closure of a recent, highly contentious operational transition at the NWS, this chapter introduces readers to the institutionalized environment in which NWS ... More


Institutional Pressure as a Trigger for Organizational Identity Change: The Case of Accreditation Failure within Seven European Business Schools

Christophe Lejeune and Alain Vas

in The Institutional Development of Business Schools

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198713364
eISBN:
9780191781773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713364.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Accreditations have proliferated but little is known about the organizational consequences of accreditation standards for business schools, especially when schools fail to get accredited. This ... More


Paradigm Shifts and Systems Change: Understanding Housing First and its Impact

Deborah K. Padgett, Benjamin F. Henwood, and Sam J. Tsemberis

in Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199989805
eISBN:
9780190455804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989805.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter sets forth a framework for understanding Housing First (HF) that draws on yet transcends its particulars. First, it addresses what is meant by “housing first” as it was developed by ... More


Evaluation in the Institutionalized Organization

in The Evaluation Society

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776929
eISBN:
9780804778121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776929.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter serves as a detailed analysis of the underlying purpose of institutionalized organization for evaluation. It pinpoints specific occurrences in evaluation that have institutional logics, ... More


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