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Situational rationality

Barbara Townley

in Reason's Neglect: Rationality and Organizing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199298358
eISBN:
9780191700880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298358.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

A situational rationality takes issue with the temporal dimension of rational action, the assumption that behaviour is foresightful and that rationality occurs in advance of action. A situational ... More


Knowledge 1

Bart Nooteboom

in Learning and Innovation in Organizations and Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241002
eISBN:
9780191696886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241002.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

This chapter begins with a review of the reasons for delving into cognitive science. It then considers two rival views of knowledge: the mainstream computational-representational view and the ... More


Habits: The actional view of organizations

Philippe Lorino

in Pragmatism and Organization Studies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198753216
eISBN:
9780191814860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753216.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter presents a brief historical survey of action theorizing in organization research. Although central in the life of organizations, situated action has gradually been set aside by the ... More


The Space Between Choice and Our Models of It: Practical Wisdom and Normative Economics

Andrew Yuengert

in Economics and the Virtues: Building a New Moral Foundation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198701392
eISBN:
9780191770661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701392.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The gap between the economic theory of action and the practical reality of choice (analyzed in the Aristotelian practical wisdom tradition) cannot be bridged through the development of more complex ... More


Semiotic mediation at the heart of organizing: Questioning the representation/reality dichotomy

Philippe Lorino

in Pragmatism and Organization Studies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198753216
eISBN:
9780191814860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753216.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter starts with the critique of the representationalist mainstream, based on the reality/representation dichotomy, narrating two cases. In the first case, a merger between two mass ... More


Moving On: Later Sampling, Coding, and Analyzing

Antony Bryant

in Grounded Theory and Grounded Theorizing: Pragmatism in Research Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199922604
eISBN:
9780190652548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922604.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The ways in which people have distinguished between Strauss’s and Glaser’s stances on GTM; with the author’s own account. Later forms of coding, and the ways in which Strauss and Corbin, and Glaser ... More


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