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The SAGE Handbook of Organizational Institutionalism brings together extensive coverage of aspects of Institutional Theory and an array of top academic contributors. Now in its Second Edition, the book has been thoroughly revised and reorganized, with all chapters updated to maintain a mix of theory, how to conduct institutional organizational analysis, and contemporary empirical work. New chapters on Translation, Networks and Institutional Pluralism are included to reflect new directions in the field. The Second Edition has also been reorganized into six parts: Part One: Beginnings (Foundations) Part Two: Organizations and their Contexts Part Three: Institutional Processes Part Four: Conversations Part Five: Consequences Part Six: Reflections

Advances to the Institutional Logics Perspective
Advances to the Institutional Logics Perspective
William OcasioPatricia H. ThorntonMichael Lounsbury
INTRODUCTION

The study of institutional logics has become, in the more than twenty years since Friedland and Alford's (1991) seminal article, one of the key theoretical perspectives in organizational institutionalism (Thornton et al., 2012). In particular, research on institutional logics has exploded since 2011 and 2012, when approximately 40 articles on the subject appeared in Web of Science each year, increasing to approximately 120 per year in 2014 and 2015. Research on institutional logics has influenced not only organizational theory and sociology, but is increasingly applied to other areas of management, including strategy, technology management and business ethics, as well as to political science, marketing, education and communication, among others. ...

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