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Organizational studies is the examination of how individuals construct organizational structures, processes, and practices and how these, in turn, shape social relations and create institutions that ultimately influence people.
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En este artículo se muestran algunas de las barreras para la incorporación laboral de personas en situación de discapacidad física en las organizaciones de servicio público, concretamente para aspirantes a conductores en el Sistema Integrado de Transporte Público de Bogotá, Colombia. La base de este texto es una investigación cualitativa, empírica,...
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Purpose: The user interface is the first point of contact with a website. If the content of the website, especially its textual and graphic symbols, does not match with the ability of users to comprehend it, they will probably leave the website. This research has measured comprehensibility of the textual and graphic symbols used in the user interfa...
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Just over two decades ago, Martin Seligman's inaugural lecture as the new president of the APA marked the dawn of Positive Psychology. Seligman called for a science of positive subjective experiences, positive individual states/traits/behaviours, and positive societal factors that improves the quality of life and wellbeing. Since then, this sub-dis...
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Linkages between anthropology and organizational studies are obscure and elusive. Corpus linguistic techniques can be applied to make at least the semantic connections between these fields explicit. More specifically, within the field of corpus linguistics bigrams are a pair of consecutive words and collocations are words or phrases that co-occur m...
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Introduction: With the failure of dating applications for technological devices, various questions have been generated around the psychosocial variables that circulate inside and outside of them. Objectives: The objective of this study focuses on Tinder (dating application), which has grown in popularity in Latin America, particularly in Mexico, ra...
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Purpose The global business environment causes different and difficult kinds of problems that threaten organizational survival. As an important solution, the organizational resilience concept arises and offers holistic philosophy. The resilience concept offers multidisciplinary and valuable eclectic literature to organizational studies that help to...
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José Santos Zavala es Doctor en Estudios Organizacionales, por la Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Unidad Iztapala y École des Hautes Études Commerciales de Montreal. Está adscrito a El Colegio de San Luis. Es autor de “Acción pública organizada y los procesos de gobierno a nivel local” Iztapalapa Revista de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades. Núm....
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Creativity is a precursor to innovation in contemporary organizations, economies and societies. However, we still lack an integrated and updated knowledge about academic production on creativity, due to the dispersion of existing approaches and the deviation with the epistemology of practice. The research goal is to map and integrate the academic p...
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The purpose of this paper is to theoretically review the conceptions of internationalization, globalization and international competitiveness. The study thus presents theoretical underpinnings behind the idea of international competitiveness. After a comprehensive review of international trade theories, the concept of internationalization, and a de...
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This study examines the 22-year development of the Shanghai Biennale from a localized contemporary art exhibition to an internationally renowned art biennale. Through the lens of organizational legitimacy, this research examines how the Shanghai Biennale negotiated changing external pressures to establish within China and grow into the internationa...
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Organizacional invitan a Investigadores independientes, academias, grupos de investigación y cuerpos académicos, profesionistas, consultores y organizaciones de Iberoamérica a postular capítulos para ser publicados en el libro colectivo Complejidad organizacional: reconfiguraciones y paradigmas para una nueva realidad El fenómeno organizacional enf...
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Transforming from digitalization to digitization brings many new technologies to restructure our life and life routines. In today's competitive world, internet infrastructures and banking industries are counted as integral components for online shopping and commercial transactions. As because, disclosure of online transactions has been allowed thro...
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The article reviews the history of the construct of workplace spirituality. This literature review is divided into three categories, 1) The prehistoric origin of workplace spirituality, 2) Contemporary history of workplace spirituality, and 3) Recent developments in workplace spirituality. The prehistoric origin of workplace spirituality finds its...
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A presente resenha tem como objetivo discutir como a teoria fundamentada (grounded theory) pode contribuir para a criação de teorias no campo da administração a partir da observação de um fenômeno. Nesse sentido, a pesquisa analisa dois artigos brasileiros que pretendem apontar os principais pontos que envolvem a grounded theory e sua aplicação no...
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Lecture, delivered at the public acceptance of the position of (endowed) professor of Playful Organizations and Learning Systems in the Department of Organization Studies at Tilburg University on June 17, 2022, by Igor Mayer.
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The science of positive subjective experiences, positive characteristics (states/traits/behaviours), and positive institutions have shaped our collective understanding of the elements that make life worth living and the factors that improve- and distract from optimal functioning (Donaldson et al., 2021; Ng et al., 2021). Positive psychology has spa...
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In Brazil, it is observed that the researchers in the field of Administration keep a certain distance to studies of National Defense. In this direction, the scope of this study is that there is an incapability between the strategic actions provided for in the National Defense Strategy (NDS) and the capabilities of the Defense Industry Base (DIB). I...
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En el presente trabajo se sintetizanlosprincipales enfoques ontológicos y epistemológicos de la tecnología en el campo de los Estudios Organizacionales. Lo motivanla complejidadteórica que existe en la literatura entrelo material y lo social en las posicionesontológicasy epistemológicasreferidas a la tecnología en las organizaciones. Revisandolos a...
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Resumo: Boa parte da discussão acerca da análise da cultura em estudos organizacionais tem partido de uma discussão inócua acerca de se sua natureza é compartilhada ou fragmentada, causando imprecisões que pouco contribuem para a sua compreensão. No entanto, avanços recentes nas formas de compreender como a cultura se manifesta por esquemas cultura...
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Este estudo teve como base o caso do Movimento Integrado de Saúde Mental Comunitária (MISMEC), conhecido como a “Comunidade Quatro Varas”, situada no Bairro Grande Pirambu, nas margens da cidade de Fortaleza. A pesquisa de natureza qualitativa, fez uso de um conjunto de técnicas e métodos, entre estes o shadowing. O objetivo do estudo foi compreend...
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RESUMO O propósito deste estudo é trazer à tona a discussão sobre a desnaturalização do ambiente organizacional proposta pela abordagem da Teoria Organizacional pautada no paradigma antropocêntrico. A contribuição do ensaio está no resgate da perspectiva da relação da organização-natureza nos estudos organizacionais quanto a consideração da naturez...
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The paper analyzes the organizational structure of the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade and gives recommendations
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Analysis of the existing dissertation regarding "Organizational interpretation and management of talent"
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Aproximarse al campo de conocimiento de los estudios organizaciona- les desde una región de Colombia es una apuesta exigente, en principio porque la tradición en las teorías administrativas y de las organizacio- nes ha vuelto un lugar común la forma de comprender, estudiar y ex- plicar la realidad desde las facultades de Administración. Desde la po...
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Although project failure is commonly considered a negative event, it can provide valuable resources for learning. Despite well documented research on the antecedents of learning from project failure at the individual level, individuals' attitude toward failures, a relatively proximal antecedent of learning from failure, has attracted limited attent...
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Organizational culture is a subject that has long been discussed, reflected upon and explored in the light of organizational analysis. Gender is another subject that has been treated so in various fields. What is surprising is that gender is often given a secondary position when it comes to understanding basic organizational processes and it rarely...
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Purpose-Change in organizations becomes an essential element for the attainment of competitive advantage and survival of organizations in a highly competitive environment. This study investigated the direct influence of learning organizations on organizational innovation and affective commitment to change. Moreover, this study also examined the mod...
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We propose geographic information systems (GIS) as a framework in organization studies, particularly for scholars who consider the nuances of space and geography in various organizational contexts. GIS are computer-based systems that manage, store, analyze, and distribute spatial data. While more and more scholars recognize the theoretical signific...
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RESUMO Esta pesquisa tem por objetivo compreender a relação do conhecimento na expansão das fronteiras organizacionais. Para isso utilizou-se uma metassíntese cuja primeira busca resultou em 22 trabalhos que depois de classificados e codificados resultaram em 4 estudos de caso que serviram de base à pesquisa. Identificou-se que a relação entre conh...
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There is increasing interest in organizational scholarship in the role of place. To support these developments, we offer a framework for place-sensitive research in organizational analysis. The notion of place refers to a unique location (either geographical or digital), endowed with a material from (either crafted by nature or by humans) and a soc...
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This essay reflects on the need to expand the complexity of the notion of subject in the critical approaches used in organizational studies and to contribute with a new perspective on the human attribute in collective issues based on a new concept: the concrete procedural subject. The human and social sciences are faced with the challenge of delimi...
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O objetivo deste trabalho é refletir sobre a necessidade de se ampliar a complexidade da noção de sujeito nas abordagens utilizadas nos estudos organizacionais de caráter crítico e contribuir com um novo olhar acerca do humano nas questões coletivas a partir de um novo conceito: o sujeito processual concreto. É desafio às ciências humanas e sociais...
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Este artigo parte de uma disputa em curso no cenário do judô brasileiro por uma gestão calcada na ética. Com definições teóricas sobre discurso de ódio cunhadas por Brugger (2007), Schafer, Leivas e Santos (2015) e Rosenfeld (2001), teve-se por objetivo identificar quais os elementos discursivos utilizados na construção de um discurso de ódio a par...
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Within-person research has become increasingly popular over recent years in the field of organizational studies for its unique theoretical and methodological advantages for studying dynamic intrapersonal processes (e.g., Dalal et al., Journal of Management 40:1396–1436, 2014; McCormick et al., Journal of Management 46:321–350, 2020). Despite the ad...
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The spread of hybrid organizations worldwide leads to change in public governance approaches and instruments (Mair, Mayer, & Lutz, 2015; Argento et al., 2019; Secinaro et al., 2021). The reform linked to New Public Management has led to different types of outsourcing of public interest services, some typically oriented towards new corporate forms u...
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La presente obra representa un esfuerzo metodológico respecto a la búsqueda, organización, presentación y análisis, de la información económica y financiera real necesaria para llevar a cabo la evaluación de un proyecto de inversión. El tratamiento del tema permite poner en práctica temas fundamentales de algunas de las áreas de las finanzas corpor...
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Interest in alternative enterprises is again high, yielding a wave of popular experimentation with alternative organizational models, and new scholarship. From an organizational studies perspective, what have we learned about alternative enterprises since the last prior round of such experimentation in the 1970s, and what questions remain unanswere...
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Resumo Este ensaio teórico tem como objetivo refletir sobre as relações interorganizacionais (RIOs) com base na estratégia como prática social (EPS), contribuindo para o debate acerca da necessidade de considerar racionalidades alternativas à instrumental também nos estudos a respeito de estratégias interorganizacionais. Para tanto, resgatam-se pre...
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Resumo A ascensão da direita radical no contexto do capitalismo neoliberal numa era de descolonização e império vem sendo impulsionada por revisionismos historiográficos que informam a radicalização em escala global da colonialidade Norte-Sul negada pela história. Nesse contexto investigamos a negação da América Latina pela historiografia da Unilev...
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The agroecology movement has become the most relevant resistance to agribusiness in Brazil in recent decades. Grounded on Paulo Freire’s liberating education and critical consciousness theories, we aimed to contribute to Organization Studies (OS) on rural social movements by unveiling the case of the agroecology movement in Araponga, Minas Gerais,...
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This theoretical essay aims to reflect on interorganizational relations (IORs) from the idea of strategy as social practice (SSP), contributing to the debate on considering rationalities other than the instrumental in studies on interorganizational strategies. Therefore, critical theoretical assumptions of organizational strategy and organizational...
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The aim of this manuscript is to shed light on the stakeholder concept. Particularly, it strives to define and classify the concept of stakeholders. This is done because many are still confused with this concept and misuse the term in various occasions. Without having this knowledge, organizational leaders may lead the disarray in meetings and plan...
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Drug industry, controlling medical publishers and large media promote flawed medicine for their revenues by systematically laundering medical knowledge in decades. They maintain and promote flawed research models and suppress disruptive discoveries, thereby precluding reform of medicine. In this study, I will deeply explore how the wrong life model...
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This article uses Whitehead's process ontology and epistemology to propose Aesthetic Experience as a theory that can be used in organizational studies. The article starts from the intersections of ludic theory and aesthetics, to formulate a theory of Aesthetic Experience that improves and promotes enjoyment, creativity, satisfaction, and productivi...
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Organizational studies suggest that certain psychosocial working conditions are liable to foster positive health outcomes, such as engaging in leisure-time physical activities. However, the psychosocial factors contributing to this improvement remain unexplored, particularly in the workplace and in the context of the decline observed in the physica...
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The Dark Side of Organizational Behavior aims to gather all the micro and meso level topics about the dark side of organizations that may guide management practitioners, researchers, and students. The history before the modern human civilization is full of multiple types of conflicts, wars, struggles and violence. Modernization project has constru...
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Objetivo: explicar el proceso de estructuración del valle del Yaqui como campo organizacional. Metodología: se realizaron 13 entrevistas, complementadas con notas de campo, instrumentos que recogieron el testimonio de siete organizaciones y el de un asesor jurídico que permitieron construir cuatro mapas analíticos: el de los activos físico-territo...
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Irving Janis’s concept of ‘groupthink’, the idea that a collective desire for consensus overrides the realistic appraisals of alternatives and leads to poor group decision making, is a staple of social science textbooks. Despite gaining little support in empirical studies, Janis’s eight symptoms of groupthink remains a popular framework. What has b...
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Please consider submitting your work to the Research Topic in Frontiers in Psychology about The Human Side of Digital Transformation, edited by Fabrizio Maimone, Silvia Profili and Tanya Bondarouk. The Research Topic is open to theoretical and empirical contributions from different scholars such as organizational and work psychologists, organizatio...
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This Handbook is a state-of-the-art analysis of proximity relations, offering insights into its history alongside up-to-date scientific advances and emerging questions. Its broad scope – from industrial and innovation approaches through to society issues of living and working at a distance, territorial development and environmental topics – will en...
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Performance measurement has been an integral component of decision-making concerning the efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency of disaster relief operations. Recently, there has been an increasing amount of research in humanitarian relief supply chain performance measurement, which necessitates a thorough analysis of recent developments. To t...
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In educational, social or organizational studies, open-ended concept maps are used as an instrument to collect data about and analyze individuals’ conceptual knowledge. Open-ended concept map studies devoted to knowledge and learning apply a variety of methods of analysis. This literature review systematically summarizes the various ways in which o...
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Although relevant in historical and current contexts, topics related to indigenous people have received limited attention in the field of Administration Science in Brazil, which motivated this research. An epistemological approach was used by systematizing intellectual efforts and knowledge production in academic research. This paper aims to delimi...
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Our paper investigates how an institution can be maintained over a long period of time through adaptations to the material artefact which instantiates it. To illustrate our argument, we conduct a historical case study of the Guimard Metropolitan railway entrances, a material artefact which instantiates the Belle Epoque institution from 1914 to 2000...
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Purpose – This paper focuses on social innovation dynamics in extreme contexts where institutional volatility is deeply rooted and enduring. In other words, the authors focus their discussion on the challenges that social innovators are facing in their endeavor of solving wicked social problems within an extreme institutional environment. This rese...
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Studies show that Human Resource Management (HRM) practices, the role of leadership, organizational citizenship behavior, and organizational virtues influence the greater involvement of professionals at work and, consequently, the organizational performance. However, there is a lack of investigations encompassing these four variables in the same re...
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While prior investigations of organizational coordination have mainly focused on cognitive processes, this article brings the physical and symbolic body more centrally into the phenomenon. Mobilizing the 'strong' practice programme, we explore how organizational coordination practice and bodies co-produce each other. Our study is an empirical quali...
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A variety of theories of management and organizational studies have failed to consider the human being in his or her integrity and, thus, fall short of being humanistic. This article seeks to contribute to the recovery of a more complete view of the human being in management, learning from classical humanism developed throughout Western Civilizatio...
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This paper explores the issue of the socio-cultural transformations implicating a change in the learning and teaching processes due to the extensive digitization of human environments. The purpose of the research is to deliver a contextualized insight into the effects of the digitalization of learning and other parts of the public sphere. This issu...
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Purpose This article aims to present an initial analysis of a new form of collective action related to gender issues emerging in the Brazilian corporate world. It is based on an empirical investigation through two networks of women executives that aim to encourage gender equity in organizations. The analysis was structured based on the following re...
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Este ensaio tem como objetivo central pensar as possibilidades de estudos que a adoção de tecnologias em organizações policiais, também chamada de organização de trabalho extremo, pode sugerir à área dos Estudos Organizacionais. Para tanto, apresentamos as organizações policiais como tipo organizacional único enquanto organizações políticas e que f...
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The pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation, although it has already been underway in recent years. Currently, digitalization can be observed in several sectors, from services to industry, as well as from micro to large companies. Consequently, digital transformation increasingly assumes an essential role in the development of new busin...
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There is increasing academic interest in how Pierre Bourdieu’s sociology can be applied to studies of organizations, work and management. To take one example, the idea for this book was conceived at a seminar held in Copenhagen in early 2018 with the aim of exploring what approaches informed by Bourdieu’s sociology might further add to the field of...
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Local settings have not been central to the debate on educational inequality. If researchers have taken neighborhoods into account, they have focused on (social) compositions, peer group effects, or school access. Yet I draw on interviews and observations at two Berlin schools to suggest that neighborhoods are also important as they shape the organ...
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Objetivo: Actualmente, existen un creciente interés académico por clasificar las tendencias de la producción intelectual de cada disciplina. Para el caso de la disciplina administrativa, este reto es aún mayor debido a la complejidad que emana de la existencia de diversos enfoques teóricos sobre las organizaciones y la administración, como los estu...
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Person-centered approaches, such as latent profile analysis (LPA) and qualitative comparative analysis (QCA), have gained in popularity in organizational scholarship because of their ability to provide insight into how interrelations between a group of conditions can lead to a particular outcome. Despite the growing acceptance of person-centered ap...
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Paradox theory proposes that some conflicts need not be mitigated or eliminated because conflicts can help people create synergy. In organizational studies, the concept of a paradox is typically theorized as a unique response to conflicts. Such a conceptualization allows organizational scholars to investigate how a paradox is manifested in one's de...
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Este livro combina e apresenta Métodos de Pesquisa Qualitativa de forma inovadora e rigorosa. Por Métodos de Pesquisa Qualitativa entende-se ferramentas que permitem a coleta e análise de dados — online e presencialmente — sobre como: acessar o campo de estudos/trabalho; mapear a literatura especializada sobre o tema estudado; definir quais prática...
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Resumen: El objetivo de este trabajo fue la revisión y discusión de los marcos teóricos y conceptuales relacionados con el desarrollo local en relación con los estudios organizacionales. Se realizó una revisión del estado del asunto, considerando el período de 2010 a 2020, así como la inclusión de las palabras clave. La consulta se orientó hacia la...
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In this paper, we propose that organizational studies researchers must pay attention to the contributions of decolonial epistemology, which has been developing counter-hegemonic, marginal, and subaltern organizational theories, embedded in the radicality of broken silence. The decolonizing future of research in organization studies opens up possibi...
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Deadline abstract submission: 28 febbraio 2022 Obiettivo di questa sessione è di analizzare il dark side dell’organizzazione, con particolare riferimento sia alle nuove tecnologie, sia alla fase di cambiamento e transizione. Gli studi organizzativi e del lavoro hanno privilegiato, tranne alcune eccezioni, lo studio delle organizzazioni legali e de...
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Institutional work as a concept has evolved and diffused beyond roots in management and organizational studies since it was first defined by Lawrence and Suddaby (2006). A diverse literature and recent criticism call for an extensive review of the field. We conducted a systematic review of 452 peer-reviewed articles in 185 different journals publis...
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Las diferencias que se observan en la literatura sobre la formación de precios se explican por: (1) las perspectivas teóricas utilizadas, (2) el lenguaje, (3) y las técnicas de análisis de datos. La literatura empírica de la sociología de mercado converge a unos pocos mecanismos a través de los cuales se puede entender la estructuración de mercado...
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This call for papers aims therefore to engage a growing population struggling against the radicalization of slavery capitalism in both the North and South by fostering transformative engagement with black slavery in MOS from decolonial and Afro-Diasporic perspectives, by recognizing the remnants of black slavery in management and organizations and...
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Featuring voices from academics, practitioners, school system leaders, school administrators, and graduate students from across Canada and abroad, this unique edited collection offers conceptual discussions and empirical examples of leadership for flourishing in a variety of educational contexts. This volume affirms that by fostering positive leade...
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ÖZET Örgütsel kimlik bir örgütün ayırt edici bir özelliği olarak, örgütün karakteri, kişiliği ve durumunu tasvir eden bir kavramdır. Eski zamanlarda daha durağan bir yapıya sahip olan örgütsel kimliğin modernizm ve postmodernizm ile birlikte daha dinamik bir yapıya tekâmül ettiği görülmektedir. Ayrıca örgütsel kimlik neyin değerli, neyin değersiz o...
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Oral history has been increasingly used in management research in recent years, bringing to the forefront the view of individuals about past organizational phenomena. However, this use has not yet fully explored the construction of knowledge about the past. Instead, it has focused on studying the present and, therefore, hardly distinguishes oral hi...
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Oral history has been increasingly used in management research in recent years, bringing to the forefront the view of individuals about past organizational phenomena. However, this use has not yet fully explored the construction of knowledge about the past. Instead, it has focused on studying the present and, therefore, hardly distinguishes oral hi...
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This book focuses on the discussion and analysis of theory and behavior in organizations in all industries and sectors worldwide. It analyzes the subject of business administration and highlights its evolution, which is closely linked to the frequent and far-reaching changes in the social, economic and technological settings in which it operates. B...
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La administración pública tiene características y especificidades propias orientadas a brindar un servicio público de calidad considerando las necesidades y satisfacción de la población. Sin embargo, se observa que existen pocos estudios sobre la administración pública en lo que se refiere a los estudios organizacionales, especialmente en gestión e...
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Kryzys klimatyczno-ekologiczny, nierówności, pandemia, migracje, różne oblicza cyfryzacji. Współczesność zmusza do zadawania nowych pytań o organizowanie (się) świata oraz zarządzanie w ramach jego rozlicznych pól, a przede wszystkim o towarzyszące tym procesom relacje i sploty między różnymi aktorami: ludzkimi, pozaludzkimi, ożywionymi i nieożywio...
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Climate and ecological crisis, inequalities, the pandemics, migrations, different faces of digitisation, etc. In this day and age, modern world forces us to pose new questions about the ways in which the world is organised, organises itself, and is manage within its many fields, but, above all, about the associated relations and entanglements betwe...