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Corporate Strategy, Organizations, and Subjectivity: A Critique
This paper attempts to develop a new approach to the study of corporate strategy. It draws on the methodology of Michel Foucault to suggest that corporate strategy can be seen as a discourse whichExpand
The contested space of multinationals: Varieties of institutionalism, varieties of capitalism
The article argues that institutionalist theory applied to multinationals focuses on the issue of ‘institutional duality’, that is, that within multinationals, actors are pressured to conform to theExpand
The Multinational Firm: Organizing Across Institutional and National Divides
1. The Multinational Firm: Organizing across institutional and national divides 2. HOW AND WHY ARE INTERNATIONAL FIRMS DIFFERENT? THE CONSEQUENCES OF CROSS-BORDER MANAGERIAL COORDINATION FOR FIRMExpand
Transnational communities and business systems
The paper examines the concept of ‘transnational communities’ as a way of understanding globalization practices in business and management. It argues that ‘transnational communities’ are emergentExpand
Beyond Organizational Change: Structure, Discourse and Power in UK Financial Services
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION The Social Approach to Organizational Change PART TWO: THE ORGANIZATIONAL FIELD OF UK FINANCIAL SERVICES Money, Financial Institutions and the Social Order National andExpand
National business systems research: Progress and prospects
The paper provides an overview of the development of the national business systems approach to the study of organizations. The first section outlines the approach taken to understanding nationalExpand
Changing capitalisms?: Internationalization, institutional change, and systems of economic organization
An increasing number of studies in the last decade or so have emphasized the viability and persistence of distinctive systems of economic coordination and control in developed market economies. OverExpand
Constructing Global Firms? National, Transnational and Neocolonial Effects in International Management Consultancies
Drawing on an empirical study of four major international management consultancies, this article examines managerial efforts to construct ‘global’ organizations. We show how these efforts areExpand
Institutional Legacies and Firm Dynamics: The Growth and Internationalization of UK and German Law Firms
This article addresses the question of how economic actors (re)shape their organizational and institutional contexts as their activities internationalize. By focusing on law firms, we choose aExpand
The Concept of Strategy in Sociology: A Note of Dissent
This paper takes up the debate on strategy initiated by Crow (Sociology 23). It argues that the concept of strategy has been uncritically appropriated by sociology. It has been treated as though itExpand
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