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Introduction to Special Section: Careers in Context (with Hugh Gunz and Wolfgang Mayrhofer), Articles & Chapters (2011)

[Excerpt] Career scholars regularly cite Hughes’ (1937: 413) dictum that the study careers as “the...

 

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Professions, Organizations and Institutions: Tenure Systems in Colleges and Universities (with Sangchan Park and Wesley D. Sine), Articles & Chapters (2010)

A common strategy used by professions to support claims of workplace jurisdiction involves the institutionalization...

 

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Robert Michels and the Iron Law of Oligarchy, Articles & Chapters (2010)

[Excerpt] Resource mobilization, a dominant theoretical approach to the study of social movements for many...

 

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The Shape of Things to Come: Institutions, Entrepreneurs, and the Case of Hedge Funds (with Shon R. Hiatt), Articles & Chapters (2010)

Foundational work on institutional theory as a framework for studying organizations underscored its relevance to...

 

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From Pabst to Pepsi: The Deinstitutionalization of Social Practices and the Creation of Entrepreneurial Opportunities (with Shon R. Hiatt and Wesley D. Sine), Articles & Chapters (2009)

In this paper, we examine the dual role that social movement organizations can play in...