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Institutional work actors and agency in institutional studies of organization

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English


  • Social institutions,
  • Organizational sociology

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Thomas B. Lawrence, Roy Suddaby, Bernard Leca.
ContributionsLawrence, Thomas B., 1964-, Suddaby, Roy., Leca, Bernard.
LC ClassificationsHM826 .I556 2009
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Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23229976M
ISBN 109780521518550
LC Control Number2009019280

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