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Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods

Marcelo Bucheli and R. Daniel Wadhwani


This book brings together leading organization scholars and business historians to examine the opportunities and challenges of incorporating historical research into the study of firms and markets. It examines the reasons for the growing interest in historically grounded research in management departments and business schools, and considers both the intellectual and practical questions the endeavor faces. The volume is divided into three parts. The first part, History and Theory, considers the relationship between historical reasoning and key theoretical schools of organizational thought, incl ... More

Keywords: historical methods, organizational theory, management studies, primary source analysis, business history

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199646890
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646890.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marcelo Bucheli, editor
Associate Professor of Business and History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

R. Daniel Wadhwani, editor
Fletcher Jones Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship & Management, University of the Pacific

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1 The Future of the Past in Management and Organization Studies

R. Daniel Wadhwani, and Marcelo Bucheli

Part I History and Theory

2 History and Organization Studies: A Long-Term View

Behlül Üsdiken, and Matthias Kipping

4 Historical Institutionalism

Roy Suddaby, William M. Foster, and Albert J. Mills

5 History and Evolutionary Theory

Stephen Lippmann, and Howard E. Aldrich

6 History and the Cultural Turn in Organization Studies

Michael Rowlinson, and John Hassard

Part II Actors and Markets

Part III Sources and Methods

12 Historical Sources and Data

Kenneth Lipartito

13 Analyzing and Interpreting Historical Sources: A Basic Methodology

Matthias Kipping, R. Daniel Wadhwani, and Marcelo Bucheli

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