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New Institutionalism in Organizational Analysis

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ISBN-10: 0226677095

ISBN-13: 9780226677095

Edition: 1991

Authors: Walter W. Powell, Paul J. DiMaggio

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Long a fruitful area of scrutiny for students of organizations, the study of institutions is undergoing a renaissance in contemporary social science. This volume offers, for the first time, both often-cited foundation works and the latest writings of scholars associated with the "institutional" approach to organization analysis. In their introduction, the editors discuss points of convergence and disagreement with institutionally oriented research in economics and political science, and locate the "institutional" approach in relation to major developments in contemporary sociological theory. Several chapters consolidate the theoretical advances of the past decade, identify and clarify the…    
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/25/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 486
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

Acknowledgments 1. Introduction Paul J. DiMaggio and Walter W. Powell Part One: The Initial Formulations 2. Institutional Organizations: Formal Structure as Myth and Ceremony John W. Meyer and Brian Rowan 3. The Iron Cage Revisited: Institutional Isomorphism and Collective Rationality in Organization Fields Paul J. DiMaggio and Walter W. Powell 4. The Role of Institutionalism in Cultural Persistence Lynne G. Zucker 5. The Organization of Societal Sectors: Propositions and Early Evidence W. Richard Scott and John W. Meyer Part Two: Refining Institutional Theory 6. Institutions, Institutional Effects, and Institutionalism Ronald L. Jepperson 7. Unpacking Institutional Arguments W. Richard…