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Journal of Professions and Organization

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

Laypersons, professions, and governance in the welfare state: The Swedish child protection system

Andreas Liljegren, Staffan Höjer and Torbjörn Forkby.

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. 9317 words.

The article describes and analyses laypersons’ role in networks of expertise and their relationship to professions. It is suggested that networks of expertise are a profitable way of...

Local responses to global integration in a transnational professional service firm

Dirk Klimkeit and Markus Reihlen.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

March 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 13407 words.

This study examines the transfer of management practices from a regional headquarters to the local subsidiaries in a transnational professional service firm. Using an in-depth case study of...

‘Lords of the dance’ as double agents: elite actors in and around the legal field

Yves Dezalay and Bryant G. Garth.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

September 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 12797 words.

This article starts from the useful image of professions as ‘Lords of the Dance’ playing central roles in constructing and managing institutions. Drawing on our own comparative research and...

Mapmaking and the (re)organization of professional practice: a case study of Dutch primary care

Marlies M H Maaijen, Martijn M Felder, Antoinette A A de Bont and Roland Bal.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

P ublished online August 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 10153 words.

ABSTRACT

Combining insights from sociology and geography, we examine how professionals organize professional relations, beyond the boundaries of their...

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Market fundamentalism, cultural fragmentation, post-modern skepticism, and the future of professional work

Kevin T. Leicht.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

March 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 9204 words.

Professional work is being attacked by three separate but related forces that transcend easy categorization; market fundamentalism, the rigid belief that unfettered and unregulated free...

Measuring professional identity: a review of the literature and a multilevel confirmatory factor analysis of professional identity constructs

Joshua B. Barbour and John C. Lammers.

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. 13441 words.

The article contributes to the study of professions by forwarding a strategy for measuring professional identity guided by institutional logics. We review conceptual and measurement...

New governance regulation and lawyers: When substantive compliance erodes legal professionalism

Sundeep Aulakh and Ian Kirkpatrick.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

P ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 9913 words.

ABSTRACT

A dominant theme within institutional theory is that organizational responses to regulatory demands will be characterized by decoupling. However, this...

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in Journal of Professions and Organization

July 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 554 words.

Organizational ambidexterity and professional firm performance: the moderating role of organizational capital

Na Fu, Patrick C. Flood and Tim Morris.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

March 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 9106 words.

In this article, we examine the extent to which organizational capital influences ambidexterity (the simultaneous exploration and exploitation of knowledge) and firm performance in...

Organized professionalism in healthcare: articulation work by neighbourhood nurses

Jeroen Postma, Lieke Oldenhof and Kim Putters.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

March 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 10287 words.

Organizational and professional logics are often viewed as intrinsically conflicting. Organizational influences either encroach on professional work or professionals resist change and evade...

Politics and the professions in a time of crisis

Crawford Spence, Georgios Voulgaris and Mairi Maclean.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

October 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 8899 words.

Abstract

Class analysis has undergone a ‘cultural turn’ in recent years, driven most notably by the growing influence of the work of Pierre Bourdieu. We seek...

Priced not praised: professional identity of GPs within market-oriented healthcare reform

Wiljan (P M A ) Hendrikx.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

P ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 10378 words.

ABSTRACT

To interpret and perform their tasks, professionals’ perceptions of their professional identity are crucial. This article examines the perceptions of...

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Professional claims to authority: a comparative study of Danish doctors and teachers (1950–2010)

Gitte Sommer Harrits and Lars Thorup Larsen.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

September 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 10371 words.

It is often argued or taken for granted that professionals have lost their position of authority in relation to citizens, either because of individualization or because they are controlled...

Professional closure regimes in the global age: The boundary work of professional services specializing in mergers and acquisitions

Valérie Boussard.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

P ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 11439 words.

ABSTRACT

Contemporary transnational professional service firms are challenging the traditional models of professions by highlighting new forms of professional...

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Professional disruption in health regulation: electronic cigarettes in the European Union

Jacob Hasselbalch.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

March 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 15618 words.

How do professions respond to fast-moving technological changes? Disruptive innovations overturn expectations about how markets function and develop, and they often raise moral, legal and...

Professional emergence on transnational issues: Linked ecologies on demographic change

Leonard Seabrooke and Eleni Tsingou.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

March 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 10560 words.

Addressing complex transnational problems requires coordination from different professionals. The emergence of new actors and issues has been addressed by those interested in studies of...

Professions and (new) management occupations as a contested terrain: Redefining jurisdictional claims

Stefan Heusinkveld, Claudia Gabbioneta, Andreas Werr and Andrew Sturdy.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

P ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 7568 words.

ABSTRACT

In this article, we discuss how research on professions and organizations may benefit from a better understanding of the emergence and prevalence of...

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Regulating the English healthcare professions: Zoos, circuses or safari parks?

Mike Saks.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

March 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 9498 words.

The article begins by highlighting the recent more critical approach to professions in the Anglo-American context both in sociology and in the wider society which has, amongst other things,...

Repairing reforms and transforming professional practices: a mixed-methods analysis of surgical training reform

Iris Wallenburg, Cornelis J. Hopmans, Martina Buljac-Samardzic, Pieter T. den Hoed and Jan N. M. IJzermans.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

March 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 10074 words.

Although much has been written on changing professionalism, only limited attention has been given to the ways in which professionals themselves give shape to new requirements in everyday...