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Group photo of our workshop at WU Vienna
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Recap of fourth meeting in Vienna (September 20th & 21st)

We felt very welcomed and thank WU Vienna for the generous support of the workshop!


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New research on the microfoundations of institutions in the Academy of Management Review!

Derek Harmon, Thomas Roulet, and network member Patrick Haack are commenting on the microfoundations paper by Ivano Cardinale and suggest that advancing our understanding of the microfoundations of institutions requires an explicit focus on how social action operates across multiple levels of…


Group photo of our workshop in Lausanne
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Thank you Lausanne, looking forward to Vienna!

We wrote a quick recap of the meeting and a lookout to our forthcoming workshop.


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Network Members publish a new Paper in Organization Science

Our network members Dennis Jancsary, Renate Meyer, and Markus Höllerer just published a new paper in Organization Science together with Vitaliano Barberio.


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New Paper in Journal of Management Studies

The paper "The Legitimacy of Inequality: Integrating the Perspectives of System Justification and Social Judgment" by network co-organizers Patrick Haack and Jost Sieweke has just been accepted for publication.


Keynote speakers Michael Smets and Ola Henfridsson
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Recap of second meeting in Berlin (October 5th and 6th)

Keynote speakers Michael Smets and Ola Henfridsson


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Patrick Haack Organizes Sub-Theme at EGOS 2018

Network co-organizer Patrick Haack is convening "The Micro and Macro of Social Evaluations: Implications for Theory, Methods and Practice" at 2018's EGOS.


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Research in the Sociology of Organizations: Volume on Microfoundations of Institutions

If you are interested in contributing a chapter, feel free to get in touch!


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Our Network at the Academy of Management Meeting

Network co-organizer Jost Sieweke will be proudly presenting the paper "Legitimacy as a multi-level judgment: Evidence from a natural experiment" (co-authored with Patrick Haack) at a symposium at this year's annual meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM) in Atlanta. The symposium entitled "At…


Group photo at the first meeting of our network in Amsterdam, April 2017
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Recap of Amsterdam and Looking Forward to Berlin!

A quick recap of the Amsterdam meeting & lookout


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Our network at the ICIS 2017!

Network co-organizer Lauri Wessel is proud to serve as Associate Editor at the ICIS 2017 in Korea.


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New Microfoundational Research Published!

Julia Brandl and Bernadette Bullinger just published important new work on the microfoundations of institutions.


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Exciting PDWs at EGOS 2017!

Multiple PDWs deal with topics that are related to „Microfoundations of Institutions.“


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Paper published in the Academy of Management Annals

Together with Roy Suddaby and Alex Bitektine, network member Patrick Haack has published a review paper on organizational legitimacy in the 2017 issue of the Academy of Management Annals.

The paper advances microfoundations of legitimacy by introducing a multi-level perspective of legitimacy…


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PDW on Experimental Research at EGOS 2017

There will be an exciting PDW on experimental research in organization studies at the 2017 EGOS Colloquium in Copenhagen.

As in the last three years, the purpose of the PDW is to advance the use of experimental methods to study organizations and organizational processes co-organized by Patrick…


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"Microfoundations of Institutions": Website online!

Welcome!

We proudly welcome you to the website of our DFG Network on "Microfoundations of Institutions"! Here you will find information on the members of the networks, our workshops, relevant literature, and more! Thanks for stopping by and we hope to see you soon!

Lauri, Patrick, and Jost