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Institutions and Organizations: Ideas and Interests

W. Richard Scott - Business & Economics - 2008 - 266 pages
A bestseller since its First Edition, Institutions and Organizations remains the key source for a comprehensive overview of the institutionalist approach to organization theory ...
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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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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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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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The Institutional Construction of Organizations: International and ...

W. Richard Scott, Soren Moller Christensen - Business & Economics - 1995 - 384 pages
During the past three decades, organization studies have witnessed a succession of theoretical perspectives - contingency theory, resource dependency and population ecology ...
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The Organization of mental health services: societal and community systems

W. Richard Scott, Bruce L. Black - Medical - 1986 - 311 pages
Organizational analysts have become increasingly interested in mental health systems. This book is designed to influence the direction of future research and stimulate ...
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Formal Organizations: A Comparative Approach

Peter Michael Blau, W. Richard Scott - Business & Economics - 1962 - 312 pages
Upon its publication in 1962, this book became one of the founding texts of organizational sociology. Bringing together diverse approaches, it presented a new focus of interest ...
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