Institutional Work & Individual Competence: The role of interactions in creating maintaining and disrupting institutions.
Sabini, Luca and Muzio, Daniel (2012) Institutional Work & Individual Competence: The role of interactions in creating maintaining and disrupting institutions. In: WOA - Workshop Organizzazione Aziendale, 28-29 May 2012, Verona.
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This work is a research proposal on microfoundations of neo-institutional theory. This proposal suggests to analyze, through the lens of neo-institutional theory, the role of individual competences in creating, maintaining, and disrupting institutions. Individuals exercise influence on the type of processes and operations that the organization carries on . When these influences enable organizational innovation through the introduction of new practices, the underpinning mechanisms assume importance as premises for organizational design. In this study we propose to analyze a case of successful design and implementation of a service platform in the Italian public sector, supporting the interaction among Public Administrations (PA), Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) and citizens. This platform has been successfully adopted through software re-use projects in more than 140 local PAs in the Toscana Region, resulting in an interesting case-study to understand the influence of individual competence and their interactions in fostering innovation.
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|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Other)|
|Research documents and activity classification:||Conference Items > National Conferences > Uninvited Submissions|
|Divisions:||Department of Business and Management > CeRSI (Information Systems Research Centre)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Institutional Work, individual competence, individual interactions.|
|MIUR Scientific Area:||Area 13 - Economics and Statistics > SECS-P/10 Business Organisation|
|Deposited By:||Luca Sabini|
|Deposited On:||11 Oct 2012 11:23|
|Last Modified:||11 Oct 2012 11:23|
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