Diagnosing Institutional Fit : a Formal Perspective

  title={Diagnosing Institutional Fit : a Formal Perspective},
  author={Michael Cox},
I attempt to demonstrate that the concept of institutional fit and the closely related approach of institutional diagnosis can be improved with the process of formalization. In this context, the concept of fit is interpreted as a way of expressing certain theoretical propositions that relate a set of variables with each other and with an outcome. This perspective is demonstrated through the use of the Web Ontology Language to express several "theories of fit." Using a formal language to… CONTINUE READING