Wielding the willow: Processes of institutional change in english county Cricket

Wright, April L. and Zammuto, Raymond F. (2013) Wielding the willow: Processes of institutional change in english county Cricket. Academy of Management Journal, 56 1: 308-330. doi:10.5465/amj.2010.0656

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Author Wright, April L.
Zammuto, Raymond F.
Title Wielding the willow: Processes of institutional change in english county Cricket
Journal name Academy of Management Journal   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0001-4273
Publication date 2013-01-01
Year available 2013
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.5465/amj.2010.0656
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 56
Issue 1
Start page 308
End page 330
Total pages 23
Place of publication Briarcliff Manor, NY United States
Publisher Academy of Management
Language eng
Formatted abstract
We examine institutional change processes through a longitudinal archival study of First-Class County Cricket in England. We find that institutional change occurs in mature organizational fields when organizations located at the field center, periphery, and in between trigger different multilevel processes. Our results show that when society-level evolutionary change created organization-level resource pressures that undermined the central values of a mature field, the group of actors between the field center and periphery served as intermediaries in the institutional change process bringing the societal, field, and organizational levels back into alignment. Our process model was supported over two cycles of change
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