The Tales of Institutional Entrepreneurs

  • Barbara Czarniawska
Part of the Management – Culture – Interpretation book series (MCI)


In the present text, an institution is understood to be an (observable) pattern of collective action, justified by a corresponding social norm. By this definition, an institution emerges slowly, although it may be helped or hindered by various specific acts.


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  • Barbara Czarniawska
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  1. 1.University of GothenburgGothenburgSweden

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