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And the Social Control of Organizations I

@inproceedings{Vaughan2003AndTS,
  title={And the Social Control of Organizations I},
  author={Diane Vaughan},
  year={2003}
}
The legal and administrative apparatus responsible for the social control of organizations relies extensively on the deterrent effects of punishment. This strategy presumes a rational choice model of organizational misconduct that de-contextualizes decision making, emphasizing consequences while ignoring how preferences are formed. I raise three challenges to the rational choice/deterrence model of social control: 1) research and theory on decision making, 2) a sociological paradigm that… Expand

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