Research in the Sociology of Organizations

Research in the Sociology of Organizations is an established international, peer-reviewed series that examines cutting edge theoretical, methodological and research issues in organizational studies. Research in the Sociology of Organizations is sponsored by the ASA Section on Organizations, Occupations and Work.

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From Volume 49: Multinational Corporations and Organization Theory

Multinational Corporations and Organization Theory: An Introduction to Post-Millennium Perspectives
Between Local Mooring and Global Orientation: A Neo-Institutional Theory Perspective on the Contemporary Multinational Corporation

From Volume 50: Emergence

Emergence: How Novelty, Growth, and Formation Shape Organizations and Their Ecosystems
Assembling a Field into Place: Smart-City Development in Japan

From Volume 51: From Categories to Categorization

The Categorical Imperative Revisited: Implications of Categorization as a Theoretical Tool
Categorical Anarchy in the UK? The British Media’s Classification of Bitcoin and the Limits of Categorization

From Volume 52: Justification, Evaluation and Critique in the Study of Organizations

Justification, Evaluation and Critique in the Study of Organizations: An Introduction to the Volume
When Orders of Worth Clash: Negotiating Legitimacy in Situations of Moral Multiplexity

From Volume 53: Structure, Content and Meaning of Organizational Networks

Structure, Content, and Meaning of Organizational Networks: Extending Network Thinking
Duality Beyond Dyads: Multiplex Patterning of Social Ties and Cultural Meanings

From Volume 54A: Multimodality, Meaning, and Institutions

Institutions As Multimodal Accomplishments: Towards the Analysis of Visual Registers
Towards a Multimodal Model of Theorization Processes

From Volume 54B: Multimodality, Meaning, and Institutions

Dirty Oil or Ethical Oil? Visual Rhetoric in Legitimation Struggles
The Architecture of City Identities: A Multimodal Study of Barcelona and Boston

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Professor Michael Lounsbury
Alberta School of Business, Canada

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