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Organizations and Organizing: Rational, Natural, and Open System Perspectives

W. Richard Scott, Gerald Fredrick Davis - Business & Economics - 2007 - 452 pages
This broad, balanced introduction to organizational studies enables the reader to compare and contrast different approaches to the study of organizations. This book is a ...
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Organizational Sociology

W. Richard Scott - Social Science - 1994 - 667 pages
The readings collected in Organizational Sociology are organized so as to direct attention to the six major theoretical traditions which have emerged since the 1960s to guide ...
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Organizational environments: ritual and rationality

John W. Meyer, W. Richard Scott - Social institutions - 1992 - 302 pages
The original edition of this important book has had a significant impact on organizational theorizing throughout the past decade. Meyer and Scott are both well known for their ...
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Social Movements and Organization Theory

Gerald F. Davis, Doug McAdam, W. Richard Scott, Mayer N. Zald - Political Science - 2005 - 434 pages
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 ...
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Institutional Environments and Organizations: Structural Complexity and ...

W. Richard Scott, John W. Meyer - Business & Economics - 1994 - 328 pages
The institutional theory of organizations developed by Scott, Meyer and their colleagues over the past two decades has had an enormous impact on organizational theory and ...
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Institutional Change and Healthcare Organizations: From Professional ...

W. Richard Scott - Medical - 2000 - 427 pages
The changes in the US healthcare system since World War II are documented here, from new technologies, service-delivery arrangements, to financing mechanisms and underlying ...
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Global Projects: Institutional and Political Challenges

W. Richard Scott, Raymond E. Levitt, Ryan J. Orr - Business & Economics - 2011
As the world's population continues to grow, there is an ever increasing need for huge investment in basic infrastructure: water and sewage, energy production and distribution ...
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