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Global ideas: how ideas, objects and practices travel in the global economy

Author: Czarniawska, Barbara ; Sevón, Guje Series: Advances in organization studies ; 13 Publisher: Copenhagen Business School Press, 2005. ; Liber, 2005.Language: EnglishDescription: 301 p. : Graphs/Ill./Photos ; 24 cm.ISBN: 8763001667Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references
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Global Ideas How Ideas, Objects and Practices Travel in the Global Economy Table of Contents 1. Translation Is a Vehicle, Imitation its Motor, and Fashion Sits at the Wheel Barbara Czarniawska, Goteborg University and Guje Sevón, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden............................ 7 PART I WHAT IS TRAVELING? NAMES, PRACTICES, OBJECTS, AND PEOPLE 2. Cultural Alchemy: Translating the Experience Economy into Scandinavian Orvar Löfgren, Lund University, Sweden............................................. 15 3. The Namesake: On Best Value and Other Reformmarks Rolf Solli, Goteborg University, Sweden, Peter Demediuk and Robert Sims, Victoria University, Australia 4. Isomorphism, Isopraxism, and Isonymism: Complementary or Competing Processes? 30 Gudbjörg Erlingsdóttir, Lund University and Kajsa Lindberg, Goteborg University, Sweden...................................... 47 5. Lost and Found in the Translation of Strategic Plans and Websites Hokyu Hwang and David Suarez, Stanford University, USA............... 71 6. Environment's Many Faces: On Organizing and Translating Objects in Stockholm Petra Adolfsson, Goteborg University, Sweden..................................... 94 7. From "Nature" to "Economy" and "Culture": How Stockfish Travels and Constructs an Action Net Tor Korneliussen, Bodo Graduate School of Business, Norway and Fabrizio Panozzo, University of Venice, Italy.............................. 106 PART II HOW DO IDEAS TRAVEL AND HOW DO THEY LAND? 8. Fashion in Organizing Barbara Czarniawska, Goteborg University, Sweden........................ 129 9. Something New, Something Old, Something Borrowed: The Cross-National Translation of the "Family Friendly Organization" in Israel Michal Frenkel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel .............. 147 10. Articulating Agendas and Traveling Principles in the Layering of New Strands of Academic Freedom in Contemporary Singapore Kris Olds, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.............................. 167 11. Fields of Imitation: The Global Expansion of Management Education Tina Hedmo, Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson and Linda Wedlin, Uppsala University, Sweden.......................................... 190 12. Globalizing Webs: Translation of Public Sector eModernization Hans Krause Hansen and Dorte Salskov-Iversen, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark.............................................. 213 13. Close Encounters: The Circulation and Reception of Managerial Practices in the San Francisco Bay Area Nonprofit Community Walter W. Powell, Denise L. Gamma!, and Caroline Simard, Stanford University, USA......................................... 233 14. Code-Switching, or Why a Metacode Is Good to Have Richard Rottenburg, Martin-Luther-University, Germany..................... 259 References.................................................................................................. 275 About the Authors...................................................................................... 296

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