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    “All men are created equal” is one of the most recognizable phrases of the American democracy. However, the poem “Plowing Equality” argues that this equality is not shared by all, as many would like to think. The poem shows that government has created an arbitrary hierarchy that deprives all Americans of their true rights. The use of metaphors and repetition clearly describes the transition of the United States from one of equality and success to hierarchy and sorrow because of the strict governmental

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    1982). Isomorphism occurs when firms conform to taken-for granted ways of doing thing (Washington and Patterson, 2011). Isomorphism refers to the degree to which organisations conform to certain norms and practices established and legitimated by an environment which over time results in homogeneity of rules and practices across different organisations within a similar environment. This process of homogenisation is known as isomorphism (DiMaggio and Powell, 1983). As

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    Coercive isomorphism within the three pillars: There are three pillars (cognitive, normative and regulative) that matter when it comes to institution building in a new country. Coercive isomorphism relates to the pillar regulative, which is the main pillar used to explain the foreign direct investment of a country. However, without the cognitive and normative pillar, it is impossible to examine this. The reason coercive isomorphism is mainly used relates to the fact that it is easier to classify

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    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 an important role in the adaptation of these changes and practices in organizations (D’Aunno

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    covered in the Organization Theory course isomorphism and innovation in organizations were the two

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    neo-institutional Theory explains that an organisation adopts other organisational practices or the legitimated elements because of the pressures forced by surrounding environment. They state that there are two types of isomorphism, competitive isomorphism and institutional isomorphism, but their study focuses on the institutional one. The

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    According to Mintzberg, the environmental school of thought is a strategy dealing with the forces outside the organization. Unlike the other schools in his book, Strategy Safari, the environment plays a central role in the strategy formation process alongside leadership and the organization where the organization becomes subordinate to the external environment. The environmental school assumptions are that during the formative period of the organization the company shapes itself in response to the

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    Organization-environment relations depict certain areas of UCSB in their entirety in which two of those theories include population ecology and neoinstitutional theory. Population ecology and neoinstitutional theory looks at UCSB in divergent perspectives: population ecology looks at UCSB as a living or dying species whereas neoinstitutional theory highlights UCSB’s importance as an establishment to its field of education. With this, I am going to compare both, population ecology and neoinstitutional

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    Do corporate social responsibility (CSR) reports provide shareholders and stakeholders with useful information on corporate social and environmental performance or are they merely a public relations vehicle? Answer this question by reference to a variety of accounting theories. There are many definitions to Corporate Social responsibility(CSR). One most common definition is that CSR is the consideration and response of the firm to issues that are beyond the regular technical, legal, and environmental

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    founders who established the school of gestalt psychology were Max Wertheimer, Kurt Koffka as well as Wolfgang Kohler. The foundations of the Gestalt psychology are perception, memory and learning. Some of the principles of Gestalt psychology are isomorphism, productive thinking as well as reproductive thinking which will be elaborated in this essay. One of the main contributions of Gestalt psychology is Gestalt therapy which focuses on helping an individual understand their internal self and the difference

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