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Title Toward Permeable Boundaries of Organizations? / edited by Leopold Ringel, Petra Hiller, Charlene Zietsma.
Imprint Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2018.
Edition First edition.

Series Research in the sociology of organizations ; vol. 57
Research in the sociology of organizations ; vol. 57.
Subject Boundaries.
Associations, institutions, etc.
Alt Name Ringel, Leopold,
Hiller, Petra.
Zietsma, Charlene.
Description 1 online resource
Edition First edition.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 10, 2018).
Contents Front Cover; Toward Permeable Boundaries of Organizations?; Copyright Page; Contents; About the Authors; Introduction; Toward Permeable Boundaries of Organizations?; Organizations as Closed and Open Systems; Toward Permeable Boundaries of Organizations? Recent Developments in Systems Theory and New Institutionalism; Systems Theory; New Institutionalism; Empirical Trends; Advances in Information and Communication Technologies; Increasingly Dynamic Field and Markets; Invasive Transparency Regimes; Meta-organizations; Contributions to the Volume; Conceptualizing Organizational Boundaries.
Boundaries and Intraorganizational ProcessesExtending Boundaries: Meta-organization and Organizational Networks; Boundaries and Organizational Fields; Conclusion; References; Section 1 Conceptualizing Organizational Boundaries; Accounting, Boundary-making, and Organizational Permeability; Introduction; The Accounting Entity Assumption: Proprietorial or Social?; Boundaries of Control: What Is a Group?; Critical Accounting: "Bringing Society Back in"; Keeping Society Out: Accounting and Economization; The Responsive Organization: Accounting, Actorhood, and Stakeholders.
Discussion and ConclusionsAcknowledgments; References; Boundaries of Visibility in the Age of Transparency: An Integrative Conceptualization; Introduction; Transparency Research: Verifiability and Performativity; Frontstage/Backstage: A Theatrical Metaphor; Organizations and Operative Closure; Organizational "Imperfections"; Organizational Responses to Demands for Transparency; Examples; Discussion; Conclusion; Notes; References; Collaboration as an Organization Design for Shared Purpose; Shared Purpose and Its Impediments; Foundations of Shared Purpose.
Four Challenges in Scaling-up Value-rationalityValues: Fragmentation; Norms: Goal Displacement; Authority: Centralization; Capabilities: Specialization; From Collegiality to Collaboration; Values: Institutionalizing an Ethic of Contribution; Norms: Interactive Process Management; Authority: Participative Centralization; Capabilities: T-shaped Skills; Discussion and Conclusion; Moderators and Boundary Conditions; Future Research; Notes; References; Platform Organizing in the New Digital Economy: Revisiting Online Communities and Strategic Responses; Introduction.
Platform Organizations in the Sharing EconomySharing Economy: A Prime Example of the New Digital Economy; Platform Organizations: Powering the Sharing Economy; Hybrid Communities in the Sharing Economy; Hybrid Communities: Mirroring the Boundary-blurring Nature of the Sharing Economy; The Form of Hybrid Communities; Strategic Implications from a Resource Dependence View; Resource Dependence Theory and Its Contemporary Relevance; Dependence of a Platform Organization on Its Hybrid Community; Strategic Responses to Dependency on a Hybrid Community; Discussion; Acknowledgments; References.
Summary The classical concept of organizations as solitary 'walled-in' actors with clear operational boundaries is increasingly being challenged. This volume examines why, examines the impact of these changes on organizations and offers conceptual and empirical insights.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781787438286 (electronic bk.)
1787438287 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1056176801
Additional Format Print version: Toward Permeable Boundaries of Organizations?. First edition. Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2018 1787438295 9781787438293 (OCoLC)1028900943

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