The article seeks to explore the various ways in which researchers have approached boundaries in relation to organizations.
This paper is conceptual in nature and explores prominent strands of research into boundaries within and at the periphery of the organization through a selective literature analysis.
The paper introduces new categories in the way boundaries are conceptualized and explores how researchers can introduce these in their studies.
The literature review is selective and provides an indication of how further work could be directed.
The work could be of use to those exploring the dynamics of organizational boundaries.
A few convergence zones in the literature are identified and a new categorization indicating the dichotomies inherent in the study of organizational boundaries is introduced.
Vakkayil, J.D. (2012), "Boundaries and organizations: a few considerations for research", International Journal of Organizational Analysis, Vol. 20 No. 2, pp. 203-220. https://doi.org/10.1108/19348831211227837Download as .RIS
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