publication . Doctoral thesis . 2017

Normative Orders in the Coast Guard Response to  Melting Arctic Ice: Institutional Logics or Anchoring Concepts

Haider, Haider A.;
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  • Published: 26 May 2017
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Underlying institutional forms are normative orders which give meaning to rules, norms, practices and customs. It is only recently that scholars have seriously considered the role of normative orders in institutional dynamics. Two meta-theories of institutionalism offer competing visions of how these normative orders are invoked. The Institutional Logics Perspective calls normative orders “institutional logics” and suggest that they are invoked in a consistent stable fashion. The Pragmatist Institutionalism approach calls normative orders “anchoring concepts” and suggests that they are used in less predictable ways to produce meaning. This study introduces the c...
Subjects
free text keywords: Institutionalism, Institutional Logics Perspective, Pragmatist Institutionalism, Decision Making, Narrative Analysis, Organizational Theory
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