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The Recursive Nature of Institutional Change: An Annales School Perspective

@inproceedings{Durand2016TheRN,
  title={The Recursive Nature of Institutional Change: An Annales School Perspective},
  author={Rodolphe Durand and Marco Clemente and Thomas J. Roulet},
  year={2016}
}
In this essay, we propose a recursive model of institutional change building on the Annales School, one of the 20th century’s most influential streams of historical research. Our model builds upon three concepts from the Annales — mentalities, levels of time, and critical events — to explore how punctual disruptions affect different dimensions of institutional logics and exert short- or long-range influences. On these bases, organizations make choices, from decoupling to more radical shifts in… 

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