Self-Reinforcing Processes in and among Organizations by J. SydowSelf-Reinforcing Processes in and among Organizations by J. Sydow

Self-Reinforcing Processes in and among Organizations

EditorJ. Sydow, G. Schreyögg

Hardcover | January 11, 2013

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Management and organization research has rediscovered individual agency, innovation and entrepreneurship. As such, there is a risk of overlooking the power of self-reinforcing processes in and among organizations. This volume redirects attention to these processes, including: escalating commitment, organizational imprinting and path dependence.
JÖRG SYDOW is a Professor of Management at the School of Business & Economics of the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, where he earned his doctorate and habilitation in business administration. From 2004 until 2007 he was an International Visiting Fellow of the Advanced Institute of Management (AIM) Research, London, and from 2008-201...
Title:Self-Reinforcing Processes in and among OrganizationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:280 pagesPublished:January 11, 2013Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230392822

ISBN - 13:9780230392823


Table of Contents

List of Tables List of Figures Notes on Contributors Introduction Self-reinforcing Processes in Organizations, Networks and Fields - An Introduction; J.Sydow  G.Schreyögg Path Dependence by Self-reinforcing Processes Self-reinforcing Mechanisms in Organizational Fields: The Development of an Innovation Path in the Car Industry; U.Meyer How Organizations Become Enduring: Disentangling the Organizational Identity Paradox; S.Kirchner A Tale of Two Cities in Regional Entrepreneurship Policymaking: A Comparative Study of Suzhou and Wuxi from Path Dependence Perspective; Y.Liu, X.Cao  Y.Xing Explaining and Monitoring Self-reinforcing Processes Regimes and Reflexivity: Exploring Self-reinforcing Mechanisms Fostering and Impeding Innovation Capability; F.Schirmer, M.Tasto & D.Knödler Self-reinforcing Mechanisms and Organizational Decision Making: The Case of Project Prioritization in a Financial Institution; A.Shollo  I.Constantiou Service Innovation Capabilities Dynamisation in Knowledge-intensive Organizations: Evidence from Research and Technology Organizations; L.Gryszkiewicz, E.Giannopoulou  P-J.Barlatier Anomie-driven Dynamics of Deviance; G.Fassauer Imprints, Self-reinforcement and Active Reinforcement: The Case of Corporate Value Statements; A.Blombäck, O.Brunninge  A.Melander Research Perspectives and Conclusion Locking in and Unlocking - Adding to Path Dependence; M.Ericson  R.A.Lundin Locked in the Iron Cage? When Institutionalization is (not) a Path-dependent Process; O.Berthod  J.Sydow Specifying the Role of Events in Path Dependence; H.van Driel Self-reinforcing Processes - An Assessment; H.Leblibici