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A Typology of Institutional Frameworks for Organizations

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Inspired by Dr. Clare Graves’ research on evolutionary developments in value systems and levels of existence, this paper introduces an integral business framework—a sequence of ideal type organizations—each characterized by specific institutional arrangements. A table—the transition matrix—summarizes the specific features of each type. It is an update of former version based upon an international EU-financed ECSF research project [1].

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M. Marrewijk, "A Typology of Institutional Frameworks for Organizations," Technology and Investment, Vol. 1 No. 2, 2010, pp. 101-109. doi: 10.4236/ti.2010.12012.


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