Institutional analysis

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  • Institutional Theory : The And Powell 's The Iron Cage Revisited : Institutional Isomorphism And Collective Rationality

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    Institutional theory asserts that organizations within an industry eventually look similar in structure (DiMaggio & Powell, 1983). Although, diversity is visible in the initial stages of organizational fields, a push emerges for homogeneity once a field is well established (DiMaggio & Powell, 1983). This notion is referred to as isomorphism, a process that causes organizations experiencing analogous environmental circumstances to resemble each other (DiMaggio & Powell, 1983). Social context plays

  • The Trading Dynamics of Institutional Investors

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    fraction of corporate equity owned by institutional investors has grown considerably in the past several decades; institutional holding of shares in U.S. equities has increased from approximately 16% in 1965 to over 50% in 2010 (Federal Reserve Board, 2011). The fact that institutional investors are managing such a sizable wealth invested in U.S. equity market has potential important role in term of setting market prices. The growing impact of institutional investors on capital markets has induced

  • Institutional Critique Essay

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    When someone enters an art gallery, they believe they are going to view art, but under the guise of Institutional Critique, this notion often false. Instead of being the traditional art of painting, sculptures, and installations, viewers encounter, in the work of Hans Haacke, Daniel Buren, and Michael Asher in the 1970s, not much to look at, but a lot to think about. In essence, Institutional Critique is a protest against museums/galleries demanding them to view art and art exhibition in new ways

  • Different Approaches to Corporate Reporting Regulation

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    reporting regulation and practices remain. This paper explores these differences and the reasons why they exist as well as why they are likely to persist in the foreseeable future. My analysis and comparison are conducted at a fairly high level to emphasise that reporting regulation is a part of a country’s broader institutional framework. Throughout the paper, I give special emphasis to enforcement issues because of two related reasons. *The author is the J. Sondheimer Professor of International Economics

  • The Growth Of Emerging Markets

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    1. Introduction The last decade has seen an increase in internationalisation from emerging market multinationals (EMNCs), through outward foreign direct investment (OFDI). This internationalisation phenomenon, has led to increase interest from researchers in the international business discipline (Cavusgil, 1980; Hoskisson, Eden, Lau, & Wright, 2000; Jormanainen & Koveshnikov, 2012). In 2013, emerging economies invested $553 billion, representing 39% of global OFDI, compared with only 12% at

  • Racism in Our Society Essay

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    including emotional styles, linguistic expression, music, art, and religion (D’Andrea & Daniels, 2007). Institutional racism, on the other hand, is the “collective failure of institutions to provide appropriate and professional services to people because of their color, culture, or ethnicity (Carmichael & Hamilton, 1967 as cited in González, 2007). Some of the educational manifestations of institutional racism include culturally-based testing, culturally biased curriculum, and lack of ethnic diversity

  • Racism in Hockey

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    Ryerson University Racism in Canadian Hockey Neil McGregor - 500 459 843 SOC 507- Race and Ethnicity in Canadian Society Professor Christopher Powell April 13th, 2016 ------------------------------------------------- TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction......................................................................................................3 Evidence of Racism in Hockey Minor Hockey......................................................................................

  • Pleasantville Racism Paper

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    Thomas Lovsey Mrs. Barker ENGL 1100 Nov. 12, 2015 Not as Simple as Black-and-White “Discrimination is behavior, intentional or not, which negatively treats a person or a group of people based on their racial origins” (Randall). It is unclear what the exact cause is for people to be prejudiced towards another group of individuals. Racism could perhaps be triggered by having a fear of people who are different, needing to fit in with others who are of a racist mindset, and/or being ignorant of

  • The Theories Of Economic Economics

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    Imagine a peaceful world where nobody argued about anything and everyone was at peace. That would be nice, but not possible in reality. There is at least two sides to every story, or in this case two sides to every subject. Economists’ have different views on the world, and they cannot agree on a single viewpoint. There is the popular, mainstream economists, known as the neoclassical economist and there are the heterodox economists’ which covers the nonmainstream views. Although the mainstream

  • The Role Of Privilege In Health Care

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    Power, privilege, and health all mean three different things and are probably thought of as unrelated; however, in the health care arena, these three words are significantly correlated. In the article, “Levels of racism: A theoretic framework and a gardener's tale” by Phyllis Jones, she describes a gardener planting red flowers and pink flowers. The gardener prefers the color red, so he plants the red flowers in rich and fertile soil, while planting the pink flowers in rocky, old soil. When the red