Categorizing Institutional Logics, Institutionalizing Categories: A Review of Two Literatures
Rodolphe Durand () and
Patricia Thornton ()
No 1276, HEC Research Papers Series from HEC Paris
This review assembles two highly referenced streams of research in organization and management studies over the past decade: institutional logics and categories. We present the gist of each literature focusing on the interaction within and between organizations vis-à-vis the institutional logics and category systems that condition behavior. Then, we suggest that both streams have compatible assumptions that warrant further integration and suggest opportunities for future research stemming from (1) complementarities related to inter-and-intra-audience variance, formation and recombination of logics and categories, and actors’ identity and (2) differences related to theory level of analysis, incorporation of conflict, and methods of analysis. Integration can lead to better specified mechanisms, processes, and contexts important to improving accuracy and development of these research streams.
Keywords: Institutional Logics; Categories (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: M10 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018-04-17, Revised 2018-05-30
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