Variations in Practice Adoption: The Roles of Conscious Reflection and Discourse.

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleVariations in Practice Adoption: The Roles of Conscious Reflection and Discourse. Author(S)Maria B. Gondo (Author)
Abstract  We argue that our understanding of practice adoption has been limited by the prevailing view that variations in adoption stem from consciously made decisions. We counter this position by arguing that a key—and neglected—aspect of the adoption process concerns the level of conscious engagement of those involved. In so doing, we theorize that there are two distinct institutional dimensions necessary for understanding how practice adoption takes place: acceptance and implementation. ...Paginationp 229-247
SubjectManagementDescriptorsManagement
Journal TitleThe Academy of Management Review  
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