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Archetypes and Person-Organization fit in law firms

Maarten J. O. M. De Haas and Wendelien Van Eerde.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

September 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises. 10350 words.

We investigated Person-Organization (P-O) Fit specific for professional services firms, based on archetype theory. To do so, we first established the applicability of archetype theory for...

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Changing connections between professionalism and managerialism: a case study of nursing in Portugal

Teresa Carvalho.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

September 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 9245 words.

Over the last three decades New Public Management, with the redefinition of the central roles of the state and the withdrawal of state financial support to health care, has radically...

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Coping with contradictions: hybrid professionals managing institutional complexity

Maria Blomgren and Caroline Waks.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 15312 words.

This article deals with how organizations cope with institutional complexity. By applying theories of translation, we follow the lead of those arguing that attention has to be given to the...

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Crab antics? Contesting and perpetuating status hierarchies in professional service firms

Lindsay Stringfellow and Alex Thompson.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

September 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 10831 words.

The focus of this research is a multi-level theory building exercise that highlights how status hierarchies are perpetuated, contested, and produced in small firm environments. Through...

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Does the emergence of publicly traded professional service firms undermine the theory of the professional partnership? A cross-industry historical analysis

Andrew von Nordenflycht.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

September 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 13401 words.

Economists and organization theorists typically theorize the ‘professional partnership’ as an advantaged organizational archetype in the knowledge intensive setting of professional...

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Drift or alignment? A configurational analysis of law firms’ ability to combine profitability with professionalism

Michel W. Lander, Pursey P. M. A. R. Heugens and J. (Hans) van Oosterhout.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

July 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 15125 words.

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Hybrid structures are the result of an adaptation process through which organizations come to adhere to the demands of the multiple logics they face....

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Epistemic arbitrage: Transnational professional knowledge in action

Leonard Seabrooke.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

March 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 10143 words.

This article discusses transnational professional knowledge in action and puts forward a conception of how professionals play off different forms of knowledge to provide policy solutions...

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Executive remuneration consultancy in the UK: exploring a professional project through the lens of institutional work

Maria Adamson, Stuart Manson and Idlan Zakaria.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

March 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 11470 words.

This article responds to recent calls to examine the development of professionalism through the lens of institutional theory. We investigate the development of the new professional service...

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Explaining the puzzling stagnation of apprenticeships in Germany’s security services: A case of insufficient institutional work?

Manuel Nicklich and Johann Fortwengel.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

October 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 12297 words.

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In this article, we study the puzzling case of apprenticeship training in Germany’s security services industry: there is a growing consensus across...

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Getting ahead in professional organizations: individual qualities, socioeconomic background and organizational context

Elizabeth H. Gorman.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

September 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises. 15799 words.

In order to understand inequality in society, it is necessary to understand the matching of people and positions in organizations through hiring, promotion, and other processes leading to...

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