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Re-Evaluating Power in Information Rich Organizations: New Theories and Approaches [chapter]

Ole Hanseth, Susan V. Scott, Leiser Silva, Edgar A. Whitley
1999 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Unfortunately, in so doing, it is also demonstrating the inadequate nature of many of our O. Ngwenyama et al. (eds.), New Information Technologies in Organizational Processes  ...  The widespread use of innovative approaches to studying information systems in their organizational contexts is increasing our knowledge of the diverse, complex worldbuilding activities of the various  ...  social theory, which the presenters feel provide the richest resources for understanding the role and impact of information and communication technologies in information rich organizations.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35566-5_19 fatcat:4vn4a6jdtfam7igxn3db3xi2ra

Species distribution models and ecological theory: A critical assessment and some possible new approaches

Mike Austin
2007 Ecological Modelling  
Current models are evaluated in terms of ecological theory used, the data model accepted and the statistical methods applied.  ...  climate change management, continuous and progressive evaluation of the statistical models predicting species distributions is necessary.  ...  on organisms.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2006.07.005 fatcat:a36ippzopfh4hdb5kbvdvvcmxa

A new approach to research and theory development for financial firms-building a "house with windows"

John Holland
2019 Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance  
A new approach to research and theory development for financial firms: building a "house with windows".  ...  A new approach to research and theory development for financial firms -Building a 'house with windows' Abstract Purpose: The aims of this paper are to: rethink empirical models and theory used in explaining  ...  The latter can use their funding power and research evaluation power to influence the change process in finance research and theory construction.  ... 
doi:10.1108/jfrc-10-2017-0088 fatcat:iacan4spjrczlhipksluwrzuzu

Levant, R. and Shlien, J. (Eds.), (1984). Client-centered therapy and the person-centered approach: New directions in theory, research and practice. New York: Praeger. 465 pp., $39.95

David L. Smith
1988 Journal of Phenomenological Psychology  
BOOK REVIEWS Levant, R. and Shlien, J. (Eds.), (1984). Client-centered ther- apy and the person-centered approach: New directions in theory, research and practice. New York: Praeger. 465 pp., $39.95.  ...  She rapidly glosses over the severe limitations of the theory’s value for psy- chotherapy, confuses perception and cognition and considers the neglect of affect in information theory a problem that is  ... 
doi:10.1163/156916288x00158 fatcat:wmjtwigvqzarjbx7cvaur3xopm

New approach for swinging up the Furuta pendulum: Theory and experiments

Pedro X. La Hera, Leonid B. Freidovich, Anton S. Shiriaev, Uwe Mettin
2009 Mechatronics (Oxford)  
In Proc. 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 5138-5143, New Orleans, USA, Dec. 2007. 3. U. Mettin, P. La Hera, L. Freidovich, and A. Shiriaev.  ...  Nature and its variety of motion forms have inspired new robot designs with inherent underactuated dynamics.  ...  Acknowledgment We would like to acknowledge the work of Anders Sandberg and Sven Elmå, for the design and building of the Furuta Pendulum at the Department of Applied Physics and Electronics, Umeå University  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.mechatronics.2009.07.005 fatcat:jyz7e47psffplcb46th4erf3iq

Theories of Nomadic Movement: A New Theoretical Approach for Understanding the Movement Decisions of Nenets and Komi Reindeer Herders

M. J. Dwyer, K. V. Istomin
2008 Human Ecology (New York, N.Y.)  
However, to date, these complex human-animal relations have not been analyzed in a way that has led to an explanatory model of nomadic movement capable of producing testable hypotheses.  ...  exists between animal behaviour and the herders' skilful actions to (a) maintain herd cohesion and (b) avoid hazards, whilst deploying the minimum amount of resources (i.e., human/animal effort and use  ...  The authors wish to thank their numerous Russian, Komi and Nenets collaborators: in particular the Shurakov, Yangasov, Alekseevich, Larionov, Filippov, Kanev, and Semyashkin extended families (Komi) and  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10745-008-9169-2 fatcat:4nf6bfpx4ndono6syhyvwnnxk4

Organizations as self-organizing and sustaining systems: a complex and autopoietic systems perspective

Chris Goldspink, Robert Kay†
2003 International Journal of General Systems  
This paper compares the approach adopted in South Australia with the more commonly adopted 'managerialist' or so called 'New Public Management' approaches which have formed the base of many other contemporary  ...  Subsequent research into 'what worked' reinforced the value of following practices consistent with loosely coupled and complex systems theory.  ...  In contrast to the data driven 'managerialist' approach to evaluation, the Learning to Learn approach focused on collecting rich (qualitative and quantitative) evidence to inform learning towards long-term  ... 
doi:10.1080/0308107031000135017 fatcat:efkoz6ex6ncqrgr5p5wc43sil4

Conceptualizing Historical Organization Studies

Mairi Maclean, Charles Harvey, Stewart R. Clegg
2016 Academy of Management Review  
In nurturing historically informed theoretical narratives, organization studies imbued with varying conceptions of history can synthesize ideas and advances into impactful new theories.  ...  Theory is confronted with detailed historical evidence to test its explanatory power and identify limitations. The value to organization studies lies in testing and refining existing theory.  ... 
doi:10.5465/amr.2014.0133 fatcat:6rwignsmtrdhtedrriodzridna

Voluntary Organizations

1998 Current Sociology  
In the cur rent pol itical and econom ic climat e, the re are ra pidly es cal ating dem ands from publ ic fu nders an d ot her stake hol der s for indi ca tor s wh ich c an cap tur e the ac hievem ent  ...  track recor d in the eva luat ion of hum an ser vices.  ...  A FRAMEWORK FOR PERFORMANCE EVALUATION This review of theories suggests the relevance of a variety of performance criteria, including those familiar from 'new managerialist' approaches to public administration  ... 
doi:10.1177/0011392198046003008 fatcat:gryu56ga4zcstivsrbzpjcq5fe

Getting Your Way in Organizations

David Kipnis
1981 Contemporary Psychology  
New York: Basic Books, 1960. Getting Your Way in Organizations Samuel B. Bacharach and Edward J.  ...  Power and Politics in Organizations represents a departure from this traditional emphasis.  ... 
doi:10.1037/019695 fatcat:a3r5xhe2jfbrlbjelrgnsmjdvu

Narrative, organizations and research

Carl Rhodes, Andrew D. Brown
2005 International Journal of Management Reviews  
The paper tells the story of the development of narrative approaches in organizational theory. Narrative's contribution to substantive areas of organization theory is evaluated.  ...  Given the rapid expansion of narrative approaches in management and organization theory in recent years, this paper investigates the contribution of this literature to understanding of organizations and  ...  The earliest explicit uses of narrative approaches to inform research methodology in management and organization theory date from the 1970s (e.g. Clark, 1972; Killman, 1976, 1978) .  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1468-2370.2005.00112.x fatcat:rv5x47liwrg65cky4s2zsmm3jq

Cognition in Organizations

Gerard P. Hodgkinson, Mark P. Healey
2008 Annual Review of Psychology  
Our review, the first in this series to survey cognitive theory and research spanning the entire field of industrial and organizational psychology, considers theoretical, empirical, and methodological  ...  Such cooperation is necessary in order to gain theoretical insights of sufficient depth and complexity to refine the explanation and prediction of behavior in organizations and derive psychologically sound  ...  We also gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the UK ESRC/EPSRC Advanced Institute of Management Research in the preparation of this article (under grant number RES-331-25-0028).  ... 
doi:10.1146/annurev.psych.59.103006.093612 pmid:17547531 fatcat:dktpodidtbchnjmmsv2ybztpvy

Organizations as Machines, Organizations as Conversations

Anthony L. Suchman
2011 Medical Care  
The organization-as-conversation perspective also has important implications for T3 translational research, redefining its purpose, suggesting new methodologies and requiring new approaches for evaluating  ...  and knowledge) and relating (organizational culture) that exist in the medium of human interaction in which we participate.  ...  I also gratefully acknowledge Penny Williamson, Diane Robbins and our colleagues in Leading Organizations to Health; Alison Donaldson, Howard Beckman, Dan Duffy, Tom Smith, and my many clientsmost notably  ... 
doi:10.1097/mlr.0b013e3181d55a05 pmid:20421827 fatcat:4dobnnwjdzey7bel3cwweki52q

The Visual Dimension in Organizing, Organization, and Organization Research: Core Ideas, Current Developments, and Promising Avenues

Renate E. Meyer, Markus A. Höllerer, Dennis Jancsary, Theo van Leeuwen
2013 The Academy of Management Annals  
We then continue by extensively reviewing work in the field of organization and management studies: More specifically, we present five distinct approaches to feature visuals in research designs and to  ...  Building primarily on insights from the phenomenological tradition in organization theory and from social semiotics, this article sets out to consolidate previous scholarly efforts and to sketch a fertile  ...  Höllerer ( is Lecturer in Organization Theory at the Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales, in Sydney, Australia.  ... 
doi:10.5465/19416520.2013.781867 fatcat:s5vav3mcqfa5tgw7tg4uhdk2ym

Organization of Biological Systems Without Computations

Deborah L. Harrington
1996 Contemporary Psychology  
The power of the coordination theory is illustrated well by the author’s many studies of the action system in which temporal and spatial control parameters surface in coordina- tion.  ...  , Cognition and Language: A Theoretical Approach, Theory Building in Developmental Psychology, and Annals of Theoretical Psychology: Developmental Psychology.  ... 
doi:10.1037/004522 fatcat:22lp7vpzxvf3rlf5em73mq5wki
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