How Institutional Logics Matter: A Bottom-Up Exploration

How Institutions Matter!

ISBN: 978-1-78635-430-3, eISBN: 978-1-78635-429-7

ISSN: 0733-558X

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Abstract

Joining recent calls to focus our attention on how institutional logics work on the ground, I offer a critique of current studies of institutional logics that often offer a macro and reified depictions thereof. I suggest that to fully appreciate how institutions matter, we need to complement these studies with a research program that is based on a constructivist ontology, ethnographic methods of inquiry, and use of theories of action. I exemplify this emerging research agenda, and discuss its broader analytical and empirical implications.

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Zilber, T. (2016), "How Institutional Logics Matter: A Bottom-Up Exploration", How Institutions Matter! (Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Vol. 48A), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 137-155. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0733-558X201600048A005

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