Assembling Health Care Organizations: Practice, Materiality and Institutions by K. LindbergAssembling Health Care Organizations: Practice, Materiality and Institutions by K. Lindberg

Assembling Health Care Organizations: Practice, Materiality and Institutions

byK. Lindberg, A. Styhre, Lars Walter

Hardcover | July 6, 2012

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Assembling Health Care Organizations combines an institutional theory perspective with a materialist view of the technologies, devices, biological specimens, and other material resources mobilized and put to work in health care work.
KAJSA LINDBERG Associate Professor at the School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.ALEXANDER STYHRE Chair of Organization Theory and Management, School of Business, Economics, and Law, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.LARS WALTER Senior Lecturer at the School of Business, Economics and Law, University of ...
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Title:Assembling Health Care Organizations: Practice, Materiality and InstitutionsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.72 inPublished:July 6, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230303501

ISBN - 13:9780230303508

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Table of Contents

List of Figures Preface PART I: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES Introduction: Organizing Health Care Work in Late Modernity Organizing Health Care Work: Co-aligning Institutions and Materiality Organization Studies of Health Care Work: An Overview and Look at the Future PART II: HEALTH CARE PRACTICES Coordinating Care Paths: The Patient as a Boundary Object Standardizing: The Introduction of Evidence-based Methods into Drug Abuse Treatment Crossing and Constructing Boundaries: A Case of an Infusion Pump Engaging Material Resources: Nursing Work in Leukaemia Care PART III: BRIDGING INSTITUTIONAL AND MATERIALITY IN HEALTH CARE Assembling Health Care Work Appendix: Research Methods Bibliography Index