3 edition of Theorizing Social Structure- Governance Mechanisms of Social and Economic Organizations found in the catalog.
July 17, 2007
by VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller e.K.
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||332|
The paper offers an introduction to research that concerns itself with the ‘dark side’ of organization and attempts to bring theoretical resources from a range of disciplines to bear Theorizing and Researching the Dark Side of Organization Show all authors Identification and economic analysis of governance mechanisms in legally Cited by: Much theorizing about norms has focused on how they create social structure, standards of appropriateness, and stability in international politics. Recent empirical research on norms, in contrast, has examined their role in creating political change, but change processes have been less well-theorized.
This text draws together a wide variety of research that makes up the study of inter-organizational relations (IOR). It includes many empirical settings and a range of disciplinary and theoretical bases as well as several specific topic areas. It is mainly concerned with representing the state of knowledge in the emerging field of IOR research; in addition, it seeks to suggest fruitful avenues Cited by: While Polanyi’s understanding of embeddedness was rooted in discussions of political economy and the role of the state, Granovetterian embeddedness foregrounds the role of ‘meso-level’ social structure in shaping economic life to overcome the false dichotomies of over- and under-socialized economic actors (Granovetter, , ).
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However, inasmuch as the nation‐state loses part of its regulation capacity and enforcement power, the premises of the theory of the firm need to be Cited by: Rooted in agency theory, this study analyzes the relationship between governance mechanisms and the performance of listed firms in countries with different levels of economic development and Author: Simon Learmount.
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We argue that both theories share an underlying theoretical model, which we label the network flow model, from which we derive additional by: In this paper I contrast ‘economic’ and ‘organizational’ approaches to corporate governance, in order to draw out some of their distinctive features and discuss their relative strengths and weaknesses.
I identify some promising areas of new research which examine the role of social controls and trust for the way that companies are governed. Global economic governance may still be imperfect and, in contrast to the global economy, underdeveloped. But if global governance is to evolve, multilateral economic institutions of one kind or another must be at least one of the key elements of the process.
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In this book, we seek to explore older as well as emergent forms of governance by using concepts and methods of social network analysis. The introduction outlines the basic ideas of this approach and provides an overview of the contributions assembled in this by: 2.
Although the fields of organization theory and social movement theory have long been viewed as belonging to different worlds, recent events have intervened, reminding us that organizations are becoming more movement-like - more volatile and politicized - while movements are more likely to borrow strategies from organizations.
CHAPTER 17 THEORIZING SOCIAL QUALITY: THE CONCEPT’S VALIDITY Wolfgang Beck, Laurent J.G. van der Maesen and Alan Walker Introduction In the Sala Della Pace of the Palazzo Pubblico in Siena, Italy, visitors can marvel at three of the most famous frescos in European art.
Their inspiration is totally profane, indeed political, which was unique. OF ORGANIZATIONS VOLUME 66 THEORIZING THE SHARING ECONOMY: VARIETY AND TRAJECTORIES OF NEW FORMS OF ORGANIZING EDITED BY INDRE MAURER University of Göttingen, Germany JOHANNA MAIR Hertie School, Germany / Stanford University, USA ACHIM OBERG WU Vienna University, Austria / University of Mannheim, Germany United Kingdom – North.
During the last few years a number of articles and books have appeared that signal the emergence of a novel approach to the role of theory in sociology. Instead of equating theory with important studies, the main focus of this approach is how to use theory in ongoing empirical research and especially what happens before the presentation of the by: 9.
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The maximum decision-making political body is the Common Market Council (CMC), and the executive body is the Common Market Group (GMC). Restel, S.
Horak, in Business Networks in East Asian Capitalisms, The Dark Side of Informal Networks. According to North, informal institutions are “humanly devised constraints that structure political and social interaction” (North,p) or, in the case of economic exchange, they act as facilitators of the latter, as well as reducing transaction costs.
A sociological theory is a supposition that intends to consider, analyze, and/or explain objects of social reality from a sociological perspective: 14 drawing connections between individual concepts in order to organize and substantiate sociologicalsuch knowledge is composed of complex theoretical frameworks and methodology.
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Theorizing medical subjectivity along these lines shows us how there are multiple social forces at play. We can see that medicine and medical practitioners are not the only mechanisms for the over-medicalization of society.
DTCA becomes a new “normalizing” medium through which individuals are constituted and constitute by: 4. Interdependence is a key structural feature of the international system. While ambiguity exists over the concept and its usage, interdependence is central for explaining the nature and dynamics of international organization (IO), as well as international relations more broadly conceived.
Interdependence involves interconnection/linkages among actors and systems of interrelationships of Author: Roger A. Coate, Jeffrey A. Griffin, Steven Elliott-Gower.Recent Evolutionary Theorizing About Economic Change in recent years evolutionary concepts have been employed increas- ingly in formal evolutionary theorizing.
The book published by Sidney Winter and myself just over a decade ago (Nel- son and Winter ) has been followed by a number of others also exploring for- mal evolutionary.Drawing on a social network perspective of organizational coordination, this paper investigates the effectiveness of coordination mechanisms on knowledge sharing in intraorganizational networks that consist of both collaborative and competitive ties among organizational by: