Configurational Theory and Methods in Organizational Research Vol: 38


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Format:
Paperback
ISBN:
9781781907788
Published:
02 May 2013
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
351 pages - 155 x 231 x 33mm
Series:
Research in the Sociology of Organizations
Some 20 years after the emergence of configurational theory as a key perspective in organization studies in the 1990s, this approach has yet to deliver on its promise. While we know that configurations the relative arrangement of parts and elements - matters, empirical research on configurations is just beginning to deliver on its promise.
List of Contributors. Advisory Board. Foreword: The Distinctiveness of Configurational Research. Chapter 1 Configurational Theory and Methods in Organizational Research: Introduction. Chapter 2 Crisp-Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis in Organizational Studies. Chapter 3 The Two QCAs: From a Small-N to a Large-N Set Theoretic Approach. Chapter 4 Configurational Analysis and Organization Design: Towards a Theory of Structural Heterogeneity. Chapter 5 The Analysis of Temporally Ordered Configurations: Challenges and Solutions. Chapter 6 Understanding Complementarities as Organizational Configurations: Using Set Theoretical Methods. Chapter 7 Corporate Governance and Configuration Research: The Case of Foreign IPOs Listing in London. Chapter 8 Corporate Social Responsibility: A Multilevel Explanation of Why Managers do Good. Chapter 9 The Value of Configurational Approaches for Studying Digital Business Strategy. Chapter 10 The Configurational Approach in Organizational Network Research. Chapter 11 Country-Specificity and Industry Performance: A Configurational Analysis of the European Generic Medicines Industry. Chapter 12 Applying Fuzzy Set Methodology to Evaluate Substitutes for Leadership. Chapter 13 We Try Harder: Some Reflections on Configurational Theory and Methods. Conclusion: The Path Forward. Configurational Theory and Methods in Organizational Research. Research in the sociology of organizations. Research in the sociology of organizations. Copyright page.

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