Institutional Isomorphism and Public Sector Organizations

  title={Institutional Isomorphism and Public Sector Organizations},
  author={Peter Frumkin and Joseph Galaskiewicz},
  journal={Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory},
Although public sector organizations have long been seen as driving the institutionalization of business firms and nonprofit organizations, government agencies themselves have only occasionally been studied as subjects of institutional pressures. This research examines whether public sector organizations, when compared to organizations in the business and nonprofit sectors, are more or less as susceptible to mimetic, normative, and coercive pressures. Using data from the National Organizations… 

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