Kristen Guth

Kristen Guth
University of Kentucky | UKY · Department of Communication

Doctor of Philosophy

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Ideas that rise to the top in crowdsourcing platforms are assumed to succeed because they are perceived to be the best ideas, but questions about the factors that influence the outperformance of one solution over another remain underexplored. The Peer Vetted Ideas model is proposed as an explanation of elements that affect performance in crowdsourc...
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Drawing from communication as design and the spirit of technology, this study investigated the political values embedded in consultative layer companies, with particular attention to the influence of normative deliberative democratic ideals in tech design. Interviews with the founders of consultative layer tech startups explored (a) founders' visio...
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Institutional theory seeks to explain the processes and reasons for organizational behavior as well as the effect of organizational behavior patterns within a broader, interorganizational context. The study of organizational institutions occurs across fields of research in sociology, business, and communication and informs public relations practiti...
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The management literatures on institutionalism and corporate reputation have accumulated rapidly since the 1980s. The literatures on corporate reputation and institutional theory have grown together over the last 30 years as organizational environments have become increasingly complex, competitive, and global. This chapter identifies the major conc...

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