Faking It or Muddling Through? Understanding Decoupling in Response to Stakeholder Pressures

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleFaking It or Muddling Through? Understanding Decoupling in Response to Stakeholder Pressures Author(S)Donal Crilly (Author)
Abstract  We advance a multilevel argument that challenges and qualifies existing explanations of firms' responses to institutional pressures. In an in-depth study of 17 multinational corporations involving 359 interviews with internal and external actors, we find that firms facing identical pressures decouple policy from practice in different ways and for different reasons. ...Paginationp 1429-1448
SubjectManagementDescriptorsManagement
Journal TitleThe Academy of Management Journal  
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