Institutional theory

Author
Faculty Advisor
Date
2008
Keywords
organizational communication
Abstract (summary)
Institutional theory is a theoretical framework for analyzing social (particularly organizational) phenomena, which views the social world as significantly comprised of institutions - enduring rules, practices, and structures that set conditions on action.
Publication Information
Lawrence, Thomas B., and Masoud Shadnam. "Institutional theory." In The International Encyclopedia of Communication. Edited by Wolfgang Donsbach, 5:2288–93. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2008. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781405186407.wbieci035
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Item Type
Reference Work
Language
English
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