Quotation Meyer, Renate, Leixnering, Stephan, Veldman, Jeroen. 2022. Rethinking the Corporation: Introduction. Research in the Sociology of Organizations. 78, 1-12.


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For more than a century, the corporation has shaped our thinking of organizations. This deeply institutionalized form is still regarded as both the iconic business organization and the core structural unit of our economic order. Today, however, it stands at a crossroads. Economic, social, and environmental failures of the recent past as well as misconduct and scandals are widely linked to inadequacies in this corporate form and its governance. The aim of this volume is to spark a debate within the field. In this introduction, we provide an outline of the current crisis and an overview of the interdisciplinary set of papers presented in this volume. We conclude with a view ahead and a plea for the acknowledgement of “alternatives.”

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Status of publication Published
Affiliation WU
Type of publication Journal article
Journal Research in the Sociology of Organizations
WU Journalrating 2009 A
WU-Journal-Rating new STRAT-B, WH-B
Language English
Title Rethinking the Corporation: Introduction
Volume 78,
Year 2022
Page from 1
Page to 12
Reviewed? Y
URL https://books.emeraldinsight.com/page/detail/The-Corporation/?k=9781800433779
DOI https://doi.org/10.1108/S0733-558X20220000078002
Open Access N

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Public Interest-Orientation: Neue Organisationsformen
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Meyer, Renate (Details)
Leixnering, Stephan (Details)
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Veldman, Jeroen (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands)
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Research Institute for Urban Management and Governance FI (Details)
Urban Management and Governance (Meyer) (Details)
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