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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


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


Recursive approaches to technology adoption, families, and the life course: actor network theory and strong structuration theory

Geoffrey Mead and Barbara Barbosa Neves

in Connecting Families?: Information & Communication Technologies, Generations, and the Life Course

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447339946
eISBN:
9781447339984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339946.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines two recursive approaches to the study of technology adoption within families and the life course: actor network theory (ANT) and strong structuration theory (SST). These ... 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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