The iron cage revisited: institutional isomorphism and collegctive rationality in organizational fie

  title={The iron cage revisited: institutional isomorphism and collegctive rationality in organizational fie},
  author={Paul DiMaggio and Walter W. Powell},

A Cross Industry Study of Institutional Pressures on Organizational Effort to Raise Information Security Awareness

The implication of this paper is that future behavioral information security research should consider how industry and their corresponding institutional structures might affect (positively or negatively) the relationships in the authors' core theoretical models.

Social sustainability in the oil and gas industry: institutional pressure and the management of sustainable supply chains

Light is shed on how a government’s strategic plans can drive organisations to incorporate elements of social sustainability into their supply chains, along with a successful case from Oman which demonstrates the social dimension of sustainability in selecting suppliers in the oil and gas sector.

Ten years after: the ‘success story’ of the European qualifications framework

ABSTRACT Launched in 2008 as a ‘Common Reference Framework’ including eight levels of learning and three descriptors that aimed at providing a ‘translation grid’ between national qualifications, the

Users’ legitimacy perceptions about standard-setting processes

Standard-setting institutions require legitimacy to survive. Prior research infers their legitimacy mainly from the characteristics of standard-setting processes rather than from the legitimacy

A Ten Country-Company Study of Sustainability and Product-Market Performance

Countries, companies, and customers are becoming increasingly concerned with sustainability. However, it is unclear how much increased cost, if any, companies are willing to tolerate for

Impact of Financial Reporting Frameworks on the Quality of Not-for-Profit Financial Reports

Impact of Financial Reporting Frameworks on the Quality of Not-for-Profit Financial Reports by Jobra M. Kisaku Dissertation Submitted in Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements for the Degree of

A compliance based framework for information security in e-government in Oman

The development of electronic government (e-government) in Oman has created new means for public organizations to deliver services, engage citizens, and improve workflows between public

Adoption of Evidence-based Practices: Patterns and Positive Deviants in the National Survey of Physician Organizations

Examination of factors influencing physician organizations’ adoption of evidence-based CMPs for chronic conditions revealed that positive deviants identified organizational priorities aligned with diabetes management and leveraged external support for CMP uptake.

Entrepreneurship in Publicly Funded Hospitals: A Multi-case Study of Privately Funded Rehabilitation in Ontario Hospitals

This review examines the impact of policy Influences on Health Care Funding and Delivery in Canada and Organizational Behaviour Theories on Partnerships and Motivation and Choice of Partners for Organizational Relationships.

An Entrainment-Based Model of Temporal Organizational Fit, Misfit, and Performance

A theoretical perspective is offered that fills a gap in the extant organizational research literature regarding the elusive and understudied perspective of time and posits its relationship to organizational performance.



A Conspicuous Production Theory of Hospital Behavior

Amidst the growing concern over rapidly rising prices and costs of hospital services, both time series studies of hospital cost increases and cross-section studies of hospital cost and production

Professional Pluralism in an Industrial Organization

Large, technologically-based industrial organizations are composed of many-specialist functions whose interests are frequently seen to be in conflict with those of management. Conflict within such

Professionalization and Bureaucratization

Analysis of structural and attitudinal aspects of professionalization, and of the organizational settings in which many professional occupations exist, suggests that there is generally an inverse

Errata: Organizational Mortality in the Newspaper Industries of Argentina and Ireland: An Ecological Approach

This research was supported by NIMH Grant #2T232MH15149-03 to the Organizations Research Training Program at Stanford University and by NSF Grant #SOC78-12315 to Michael T. Hannan and Nancy Brandon

Community Structure as Interorganizational Linkages

Markets, Bureaucracies, and Clans.

The transactions cost approach provides such a framework because it allows us to identify the conditions which give rise to the costs of mediating exchanges between individuals: goal incongruence and performance ambiguity.