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The Institutions of the Market: Organizations, Social Systems, and Governance

Alexander Ebner and Nikolaus Beck (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231423
eISBN:
9780191710865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231423.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book approaches markets as a dynamic ensemble of institutions; and as a set of rules or norms, that contribute to the evolution of social systems of governance, and can be analysed as a ... More


Institutional Entrepreneurship and the Structuring of Organizations and Markets

Peter Walgenbach and Renate E. Meyer

in The Institutions of the Market: Organizations, Social Systems, and Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231423
eISBN:
9780191710865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231423.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter argues that organizational actors and interests need to be regarded as cultural constructions. It considers organizational institutionalism and Giddens's structuration theory to relate ... More


Multinodal Politics: A Framework for Analysis

Philip G. Cerny

in Rethinking World Politics: A Theory of Transnational Neopluralism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199733699
eISBN:
9780199776740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733699.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter contains the core of the book's theoretical and analytical argument; namely, that a process of what has been called “structuration” has been unfolding, however unevenly, that puts ... More


Prologue

Elton T.E. Barker

in Entering the Agon: Dissent and Authority in Homer, Historiography, and Tragedy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199542710
eISBN:
9780191715365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542710.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter introduces the book's subject, methodology, and aims. Noting limitations in scope and tendency towards abstraction of previous studies, it considers the broader institutional context for ... More


The duality of strategic managerial work in SMEs: A structuration perspective

Anders Nilsson, Mats Westerberg, and Einar Häckner

in The Work of Managers: Towards a Practice Theory of Management

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639724
eISBN:
9780191738661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639724.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines strategic managerial work in SMEs using a theoretical framework based on structuration and entrepreneurship theory. Three managerial episodes illustrate how CEOs deal with ... More


Moving beyond discourses of agency, gain and blame: reconceptualising young people’s experiences of sexual exploitation

Helen Beckett

in Child Sexual Exploitation: Why Theory Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447351412
eISBN:
9781447352266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351412.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter explores the relationship between victimhood and agency, and the unhelpful binary ways in which it has often been conceptualised within child sexual exploitation (CSE) discourse and ... More


Understanding Deviance in a World of Standards

Andrea Fried (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198833888
eISBN:
9780191872242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833888.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Knowledge Management

Standards have become widespread regulatory tools that promote global trade, innovation, efficiency, and quality. They contribute significantly to the creation of safe, reliable, and high-quality ... More


Media: The Bridge to Globalization

Noha Mellor

in Modern Arab Journalism: Problems and Prospects

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634101
eISBN:
9780748671328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634101.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter reviews some Arab scholarly works on globalization to illustrate the Arab view of hybridity. The chapter draws heavily on Giddens’ theory of structuration combined with Bourdieu’s field ... More


Knowledge and Power in the Scientific Field

Xabier Itçaina, Antoine Roger, and Andy Smith

in Varietals of Capitalism: A Political Economy of the Changing Wine Industry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700439
eISBN:
9781501703737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700439.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the relationship between knowledge, science, and power that lay behind the 2008 wine policy reform. In France, beginning in the nineteenth century, organizations of wine growers ... More


Post-socialist Transformations in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

Raj Kollmorgen

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0032
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers post-socialist or postcommunist transformations as a subtype and historical wave of imitative societal transformations, i.e., system changes taking the form of disruptive, ... More


Leadership within Virtual Contexts

Crystal L. Hoyt

in The Social Net: Understanding our online behavior

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199639540
eISBN:
9780191747748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639540.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of leadership within virtual contexts with a particular focus on relevant theories and empirical research. The chapter opens with a discussion of some of the leading ... More


Linking Social and Ecological Systems

Wayne C. Zipperer, Wayde F. Morse, and Cassandra Johnson Gaither

in Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.003.0035
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The reciprocal feedbacks between social and ecological patterns and processes define socio-ecological systems. In urban landscapes these systems can exhibit a high degree of complexity, be ... More


Introduction to Deviance in a World of Standards

Andrea Fried and Besma Glaa

in Understanding Deviance in a World of Standards

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198833888
eISBN:
9780191872242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833888.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Knowledge Management

In this chapter, Andrea Fried and Besma Glaa develop and reason the important and topical question why organizations deviate from standards. The chapter reflects on the current discourse on standards ... More


Structurationist Framework to Explore Organizational Deviance from Standards

Andrea Fried and Peter Walgenbach

in Understanding Deviance in a World of Standards

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198833888
eISBN:
9780191872242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833888.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Knowledge Management

In this chapter, based on structuration theory, Fried and Walgenbach develop a theoretical framework for exploring organizational deviance from standards empirically. They identify standards as ... More


Investigating Organizational Deviance from Standards in Depth

Sarah Langer, Ronny Gey, and Diana Karadzhova-Beyer

in Understanding Deviance in a World of Standards

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198833888
eISBN:
9780191872242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833888.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Knowledge Management

In this chapter, Sarah Langer, Ronny Gey, and Diana Karadzhova-Beyer introduce how empirical investigations of organizational deviations from standards can be conceptualized. They suggest a focused ... More


Attentive Deviance from Standards at CraneSolutions

Ronny Gey, Sarah Langer, and Andrea Fried

in Understanding Deviance in a World of Standards

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198833888
eISBN:
9780191872242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833888.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Knowledge Management

In this chapter, Ronny Gey, Sarah Langer, and Andrea Fried draw attention to the actual enactment of standards in organizations. They describe a software developing project of the crane manufacturer ... More


Over-Conformity with Standards at MedTech

Ronny Gey, Sarah Langer, and Andrea Fried

in Understanding Deviance in a World of Standards

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198833888
eISBN:
9780191872242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833888.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Knowledge Management

This chapter presents a case of a medical technology company where standards have already shaped software development processes for a long time. Ronny Gey, Sarah Langer, and Andrea Fried reflect here ... More


Non-Regulated Deviance from Standards at MetroEngineers

Sarah Langer, Ronny Gey, Diana Karadzhova-Beyer, and Andrea Fried

in Understanding Deviance in a World of Standards

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198833888
eISBN:
9780191872242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833888.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Knowledge Management

With the case study MetroEngineers, Sarah Langer, Ronny Gey, Diana Karadzhova-Beyer, and Andrea Fried highlight organizational deviance from standards in the software development of a service ... More


Typology of Organizational Deviance from Standards

Andrea Fried and Sarah Langer

in Understanding Deviance in a World of Standards

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198833888
eISBN:
9780191872242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833888.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Knowledge Management

In this chapter, Andrea Fried and Sarah Langer present a novel typology to systematize the variety of and reasons for organizational deviance from standards. The typology explains why organizations ... More


Monitoring of Standard Enactment for Exploration and Exploitation

Sarah Langer and Andrea Fried

in Understanding Deviance in a World of Standards

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198833888
eISBN:
9780191872242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833888.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Knowledge Management

In this chapter, Sarah Langer and Andrea Fried reflect on the relationship between standards and innovation. They observe how studies of the relationship between standards and innovation show ... More


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