Particularly in the first two years of doctoral studies, i lived a double life my gday jobh academic focus was on learning the theory and methods of organization studies institutional theory, resource dependence theory, social exchange theory , regression, ethnography, and system dynamics occupied my. Then, csr and sr are explained and link with institutional theory furthermore, institutional entrepreneurship theory is explained based on which this research is lead section 3 describes the methodology used section 4 stages the main results of the interviews and analyses conducted in during the. The aim of this thesis is to explore the applicability of transaction cost theory to an emerging market context, and to complement it with institutional theory to achieve a closer fit the research questions are: (1) which causes of high transaction costs are perceived by firms in the research site (2) how do they. Engaging democracy: an institutional theory of participatory budgeting carolina johnson a dissertation submitted in partial ful llment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy university of washington reading committee: margaret levi, chair christopher adolph victor menaldo brian wampler. This thesis comprises an extensive literature review and a qualitative empirical research the literature review has been divided into two chapters chapter two focuses on the theoretical framework: institutional theory, institutional dynamics and the materiality of institutions first, institutional theory as a. It is the assumptions about organisational structures and key players' behaviours on which these two theories are founded that are especially assessed in this thesis therefore, while agency theory and institutional theory have spawned their own sub-branches and sub-theories, these two theories are only.
Research and doctoral studies has accepted my doctoral thesis to be published additionally, my thesis' pre-examiners, phd pekka sutela and phd johan theory based study this means that the theory is presented before the empirical case studies consequently, new institutional theory is presented before the. Birkbeck, university of london school of business, economics and informatics department of management toward a new model: integration of the resource- based view and institutional theory to explain the heterogeneity of mnes' outward fdi strategy and performance by linjie li (12914291) thesis submitted for. The thesis contributes to social entrepreneurship research by collecting data on the scene of social entrepreneurial organizations in austria and their interrelations to other actors and their frames further, it contributes to institutional theory by adapting it to an empirical field, which has not been studied.
Recessionary cycle is the result of an overlapped interplay of factors that operate at both external and internal levels (mccoy and fensom, 2007) part 2 of the thesis covers the theoretical framework the institutional and stakeholders theories are used part 2 includes the methodology and the resources part 4 covers the. 23 institutional theory perspective this thesis employs the following definition of institutions: “institutions are comprised of regulative, normative and cultural- cognitive elements that, together with associated activities and resources, provide stability and meaning to social life” (scott, 2008, p 48) the basic. History, and brings up tons of references, and i found it a bit messy: it is quite normal to be confused • but, as with all theories if you find any of this interesting or relevant to your own work, follow the references • this is (academic) life, and is also what you will have to deal with when writing your thesis. Although there are many potential points of intersection between institutional theory and contemporary studies of entrepreneurship, these have generally remained distinct literatures, with the connections left more implicit than explicit we argue that there are a number of benefits to explicitly articulating the links between.
This thesis presents empirical findings drawn from in depth open-ended interviewees to managers of local companies in argentina, taking into account type of industry, size, and the presence of multinational companies (mncs) in so doing, this study contributes to extending the application of institutional theory to. A dissertation presented in partial fulfillment of requirements for the degree of doctor of business administration in the coles college of business kennesaw state university kennesaw, ga 2012 institutional theory and cross- national differences in international market. 11 14 research contribution & significance of the study 12 15 outline of the thesis 14 chapter 2 review of literature 21 institutional theory 16 22 local economic development 24 23 business climate 26 24 micro, small and medium enterprises (msmes) 30 25 decentralisation of governance 35. The application of neo-durkheimian institutional theory in accounting research linsley, philip mark (2017) the application of neo-durkheimian institutional theory in accounting research phd thesis, university of york.
Provides an overview of the main theoretical lenses of this dissertation it describes the key aspects in a behaviorial theory of firm (cyert and march, 1963) and its two “offspring” research streams: organizational learning (levitt and march, 1988 march 1991 huber, 1991) and evolutionary economics ( nelson and winter.
Full-text paper (pdf): institutional theory: contributing to a theoretical research program (for reviews of early institutional theory, see bill and hardgrave 1981 hodgson 1994 scott 2001) my dissertation provided data to support the examination of the contextual effects of organizations on work. 18kizza, immaculate, africa's indigenous institutions in nation building: uganda, (new york: edwin mellen press 1999) 19 logan, “selected chiefs, elected councillors”, 108 and muriaas, “local perspectives on the 'neutrality of traditional authority”, 28 20englebert, pierre, “patterns and theories of traditional. Institutional theory and the policy problem of vocational education and training and its development: the egyptian case a thesis submitted to middlesex university in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy salma soliman middlesex university business school middlesex university.