Table of contents for Organizational environments : ritual and rationality / John W. Meyer, W. Richard Scott.


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Introduction - W Richard Scott
From Technology to Environment
PART ONE: THE INSTITUTIONAL ORIGINS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE
Institutionalized Organizations - John W Meyer and Brian Rowan
Formal Structure as Myth and Ceremony
Institutional and Technical Sources of Organizational Structure - John W Meyer, W Richard Scott and Terrence E Deal
Explaining the Structure of Educational Organizations
PART TWO: VARIETIES OF INSTITUTIONAL ENVIRONMENTS
The Structure of Educational Organizations - John W Meyer and Brian Rowan
Health Care Organizations in the 1980s - W Richard Scott
The Convergence of Public and Professional Control Systems
Reform Movements and Organizations - W Richard Scott
The Case of Aging
The Organization of Societal Sectors - W Richard Scott and John W Meyer
The Organization of Environments - W Richard Scott
Network, Cultural, and Historical Elements
PART THREE: FRAGMENTED CENTRALIZATION AND ITS ORGANIZATIONAL CONSEQUENCES
Centralization of Funding and Control in Educational Governance - John W Meyer
Centralization and the Legitimacy Problems of Local Government - John W Meyer and W Richard Scott
Organizational Factors Affecting Legalization in Education - John W Meyer
Innovation and Knowledge Use in American Public Education - John W Meyer
Conclusion - John W Meyer
Institutionalization and the Rationality of Formal Organizational Structure



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Organizational sociology.
Social institutions.