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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

Living Institutions: Bringing Emotions into Organizational Institutionalism
Living Institutions: Bringing Emotions into Organizational Institutionalism
Jaco LokW.E. Douglas CreedRich DeJordyMaxim Voronov
INTRODUCTION

The historical development of organizational institutionalism has been marked by the so-called cognitive turn (DiMaggio & Powell, 1991), with a particular theoretical emphasis on people as cognitive ‘carriers’ of taken-for-granted institutional ‘schemas’ or ‘scripts'. This emphasis on cognition as the primary modality of institutional processes has recently been challenged as a result of a reinvigorated effort to develop institutional theory's microfoundations. This has produced a view of institutions not only as cognitively ‘carried’ by people in organizations, but as ‘inhabited’ (Hallett, 2010; Hallett & Ventresca, 2006) by people who can actively engage in the work of maintaining, creating, or disrupting institutions (Lawrence & Suddaby, 2006).

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