THE DIFFUSION OF ORGANIZATIONAL PRACTICE: INSTITUTIONAL FACTORS AFFECTING THE ADOPTION OF SELF-MANAGED WORK TEAMS

@inproceedings{Yang2007THEDO,
  title={THE DIFFUSION OF ORGANIZATIONAL PRACTICE: INSTITUTIONAL FACTORS AFFECTING THE ADOPTION OF SELF-MANAGED WORK TEAMS},
  author={Seung-Bum Yang},
  year={2007}
}
This study applies the diffusion framework to examine the utilization of a management practice, self-managed work teams, among municipal government organizations. Using survey data gathered from 204 American cities, the study investigates three institutional aspects: regulative, normative, and cultural-cognitive aspects of institutions. The empirical analyses found support the hypotheses regarding the normative and cultural-cognitive aspects of institutions. Professional networks were… CONTINUE READING