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Justification, Evaluation and Critique in the Study of Organizations: An Introduction to the Volume [chapter]

Charlotte Cloutier, Jean-Pascal Gond, Bernard Leca
2017 Research in the Sociology of Organizations  
This is the accepted version of the paper. This version of the publication may differ from the final published version.  ...  INTELLECTUAL ORIGINS OF THE ECONOMIES OF WORTH From both a sociological and economic perspective, the study of organizations arguably is, in its essence, the study of coordination.  ...  and evaluations used to coordinate action must to be based on organizing principles that are themselves public and that are also, perhaps more importantly, deemed legitimate by others.  ... 
doi:10.1108/s0733-558x20170000052001 fatcat:zyeyuxuyrfafdorisv22c2wkzm

Economic Sociology: Bringing Back Social Factors [chapter]

Andrea Maurer
2012 Sociological Landscape - Theories, Realities and Trends  
Market coordination -based on prize building and competition -is to be seen as "best practice" of organizing the production in modern society.  ...  Institutions in action-based, multi-level explanations The missing links in Weber's argumentation can be defined more precisely within the framework of an action-based, multi-level model of explanation  ... 
doi:10.5772/37080 fatcat:v3w46vysvjg33k3frtpmtdcgga

The Informal in the Formal of Organizations: The Organizational Structure in Sociological Analysis

Beatriz Barbosa, Maria Goretti Borges, Sandro Serpa
2021 Science Insights  
Based on a sociological stance, this paper seeks to reflect on the formal and informal dimensions in the analysis of organizations.  ...  To fulfill this aim, this reflection discusses the concept of organizational structure as a pivotal element of the formal dimension of organizations, as well as its relevance as a key element of organizations  ...  Acknowledgment: The authors would like to thank the Editor and Reviewers for their comments and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.15354/si.21.rp008 fatcat:5xvjrtoatrckplc4dxifiwlj6a

4.1. Street-level Bureaucrats, Institutionalized Organizations and People Processing Organizations [chapter]

2021 Regulating Transitions from School to Work  
The organizational regulation of status passages does not only involve a subjective coping with new demands based on specific life-phases but involves a whole set of other actors and practices.  ...  This is enshrined in Anselm Strauss concept of "trajectories", defining "the total organization of work done over that course, plus the impact on those involved with that work and its organization" (Strauss  ...  Tab 1: Own Representation of the Orders of Worth Framework based on Organizations as Devices for Complex Coordination: Conflicts and Compromises in Human Service Organizations The economy of conventions  ... 
doi:10.14361/9783839457061-010 fatcat:375atywjefbwfkvqqozap3goxq

Finding common ground between theories of collective action: the potential of analyses at a meso-scale

Nicolas Faysse, Azza Ben Mustapha
2017 International Journal of the Commons  
Some of these approaches organize a structured comparison between different cases of collective action and, at the same time, address the criticisms made by sociologists and anthropologists with regard  ...  Several studies in sociology and anthropology have pointed out weaknesses in the approaches based on institutional economics. However, the criticisms have failed to trigger serious debate.  ...  Shah (1995) conducted a quantitative comparison of the cooperatives, based on a specifically designed framework. He suggested that cooperative performance is influenced by a set of factors.  ... 
doi:10.18352/ijc.776 fatcat:xxgz66o6bfa6tipdno7meyh27y

When policy makers consult professional groups in public policy formation: Transversal consultation in the Belgian Mental Health Sector

Sophie Thunus, Frederic Schoenaers
2012 Policy & Society  
In this contribution, a case of this transversal consultation process is analysed by relying on a theoretical framework drawn from the Sociology of Organizations and the Sociology of Public Action.  ...  This contribution focuses on a policy consultation process: the "transversal consultation".  ...  On the other hand, Sociology of Public Action responds to the increasing complexity of state intervention by transposing the premises of the Sociology of Organization to the study of public policies (  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.polsoc.2012.04.004 fatcat:xcjcwez2lrg6zh23ag6z2l5l64

Information Systems in Manufacturing Coordination: Economic and Social Perspectives

Rob Kling, Kenneth L. Kraemer, Jonathan P. Allen, Yannis Bakos, Vijay Gurbaxani, John Leslie King
1992 International Conference on Information Systems  
Manufacturing is one area where a vision of extensive coordination through computerization has been articulated.  ...  This approach of using multiple alternative theories is being applied in empirical studies conducted by the  ...  Agency attention on the information structure of an organization theory, with its focus on information and control, provides and its implications for the choice of organization control a framework to study  ... 
dblp:conf/icis/KlingKABGK92 fatcat:v6tt6wb36javhh2tuaxnhqjc4i

Can Evolutionary Game Theory Evolve in Sociology? :

Yoshimichi SATO
2003 Riron to hoho  
of the division of labor accompanies new actions.  ...  Third, I claim that the core of the division of labor is the creation of new roles and build an evolutionary game theoretic framework of evolution of the division of labor.  ...  In Section 4 we point out that a theory based on evolutionary game theory should explain evolution of the division of labor, which has been one of the central subjects in sociology.  ... 
doi:10.11218/ojjams.18.185 fatcat:jabesqscizc45fv2haulce22te

Preston, Post, and the Principle of Public Responsibility

William D. Oberman
1996 Business & Society  
The second is confusing and results in a contra- diction. A dichotomy is set up between administrative coordination inside the organization and exchange-based coordination outside.  ...  The responsibilities of managerial coordinators are to select the function- ally specialized role of the organization and to administer the organization (i.e., to coordinate roles) in such a way as to  ... 
doi:10.1177/000765039603500406 fatcat:jw4xuodajvdqjdhvt4taqtd3ly

The co-creation of meaningful action: bridging enaction and interactional sociology

Hanne De Jaegher, Anssi Peräkylä, Melisa Stevanovic
2016 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences  
One contribution of 15 to a theme issue 'Attending to and neglecting people'. What makes possible the co-creation of meaningful action?  ...  for studies based on dynamic systems approaches on origins and references of coordination, and experimental designs to help understand human co-presence.  ...  The organization of interaction To understand the co-creation of action or meaning, we need to get a firm grip on the organization of social interaction.  ... 
doi:10.1098/rstb.2015.0378 pmid:27069055 pmcid:PMC4843616 fatcat:wefjujhjdzdbtmullidpypo6ra

A Conventionalist Perspective On Information Security Policies in Organisations

Dominik Zellhofer
2018 European Conference on Information Systems  
The proposed framework of convention theory can serve as a fruitful approach, providing a pragmatic and contextualized perspective and a strong theoretical foundation from sociology.  ...  This research in progress tries to take first steps in building a conventionalist framework for case-based research by introducing some of the main concepts of convention theory and illustrates possible  ...  They base their framework on the account of practitioners, thereby providing an overview that is based on actual practices in organisations.  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/Zellhofer18 fatcat:etvnyn4p2zdi3fz5jlfexvb53e

The Great Transformation of Embeddedness: Karl Polanyi and the New Economic Sociology

Jens Beckert
2007 Social Science Research Network  
Their objective is to contribute to the cumulative improvement of theoretical knowledge. The papers can be ordered from the institute for a small fee (hard copies) or downloaded free of charge (PDF).  ...  MPIfG Discussion Papers are refereed scholarly papers of the kind that are publishable in a peer-reviewed disciplinary journal.  ...  Conclusion Based on the works of Karl Polanyi the notion of embeddedness has become the core concept of the new economic sociology.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2465810 fatcat:oolaudrpkzaunbdaa6nm5zhqjm

At the crossroads of history and theory: Weber, Schumpeter and economic sociology

Aydin Guler, Itir Ozer-Imer
2017 Panoeconomicus  
This study will propose that the analyses of Weber and Schumpeter in the area of economic sociology are crucial methodological tools and provide a comprehensive analytical framework in understanding economic  ...  /creative action of the entrepreneur.  ...  In this framework, the basic research unit of Weber's sociology turns out to be economic social action.  ... 
doi:10.2298/pan160531006g fatcat:xu4mk2a2ivbhflzk3bntiebyfa

Incentives Matter, But What Do They Mean? Understanding the Meaning of Market Coordination

Erwin Dekker, Blaž Remic, Carolina Dalla Chiesa
2019 Review of Political Economy  
We identify four building blocks in the work of Alfred Schutz, and suggest they yield a constructive research program at the intersection between economics and sociology. ARTICLE HISTORY  ...  This article argues that the discussion of incentives in economics neglects a crucial question: why are some incentives felt as powerful reasons to alter actions, while other incentives have little, or  ...  Disclosure statement No potential conflict of interest was reported by the authors.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09538259.2019.1628341 fatcat:abbpzykafnh6tixefwfkdnlaca

Applying and theorizing institutional frameworks in IS research

François-Xavier DeVaujany, Sabine Carton, Nathalie Mitev, Cécile Romeyer
2014 Information Technology and People  
Following a more normative stance, Scott (2001) defines an institution as a 'social structure' which gives organizations and individuals lines of action and orientations by controlling and constraining  ...  An institution implies both a system of social rules and a framework making it possible to locate and compare objects and people.  ...  For Commons, an institution is a framework of laws or natural rights, a "collective action in control, liberation and expansion of individual action" (1931: 648).  ... 
doi:10.1108/itp-10-2013-0185 fatcat:cc3s2witefexjaozsabqppekoa
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