Ontological Shift or Ontological Drift? Reality Claims, Epistemological Frameworks, and Theory Generation in Organization Studies

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleOntological Shift or Ontological Drift? Reality Claims, Epistemological Frameworks, and Theory Generation in Organization Studies Author(S)Mark Thompson (Author)
Abstract  Minor shifts in emphasis between the process and entitative dimensions of management constructs can be an effective method of theory generation. However, such shifts require corresponding adjustments in both ontology and epistemology ...Paginationp754-773
SubjectManagementDescriptorsManagement
Journal TitleThe Academy of Management Review  
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