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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...

Boundaries and professions: Toward a processual theory of action

Sida Liu.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

P ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 8602 words.

ABSTRACT

This article outlines a processual theory of action for the sociology of professions. It argues that existing theories of the professions focus...

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Boundary spanning and knowledge exploration in a professional services firm

Marie Louise Mors, Michelle Rogan and Susan E Lynch.

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. 14318 words.

ABSTRACT

Exploration for new knowledge is critical to the performance of professional service firms. The networks of partners in professional service firms are...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

Abstract

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

Elite interviewing in professional organizations

Laura Empson.

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. 7744 words.

ABSTRACT

Interviewing elites presents distinctive methodological challenges, which are exacerbated when interviewing elite professionals. These individuals...

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Elites, professions, and the neoliberal state: critical points of intersection and contention

Michael I Reed.

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. 10152 words.

ABSTRACT

Control and legitimacy struggles between expert occupational groups and organizations have become more intense and protracted due to the policy and...

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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...

An essay in honor of Hüseyin Leblebici and his contributions to research in professions and organizations

Peter D Sherer and David M Brock.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

P ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 6471 words.

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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...

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.

Abstract

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

From pure to hybrid professionalism in post-NPM activation reform: The institutional work of frontline managers

Eric Breit, Knut Fossestøl and Tone Alm Andreassen.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

P ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 9580 words.

ABSTRACT

To enhance knowledge about how hybrid professionalism develops, we examine the strategies adopted by frontline managers in handling requirements of...

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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...

Going global: professionals and the micro-foundations of institutional change

Brooke Harrington.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

September 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises. 10462 words.

This study links theories of relationality and institutional change to deepen understanding of professionals’ role in globalization. In previous institutional research, it has been...

Habitus and the labor of representation among elite professionals

Brooke Harrington.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

October 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 12188 words.

Abstract

This paper reports findings from an 8-year study of the embodiment, acquisition, and consequences of habitus in the wealth management profession. The...

Hybrid professionalism and beyond: (New) Forms of public professionalism in changing organizational and societal contexts

Mirko Noordegraaf.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

September 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises. 11596 words.

It is tempting to stick to traditional, ‘pure’ images of professionalism—as the protected treatment of complex cases—and to resist ‘alien’ intrusions, especially managerial ‘encroachments’....

Innovative capabilities in international professional service firms: enabling trade-offs between past, present, and future service provision

Ragnhild Kvålshaugen, Katja M. Hydle and Per-Olof Brehmer.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

September 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises. 9972 words.

This study examines the relationship between service provision and innovation in international professional service firms (IPSFs). Through an extended study in one IPSF, we find that...