ERIC Number: EJ532348
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Identity, Image, and Issue Interpretation: Sensemaking during Strategic Change in Academia.
Gioia, Dennis A.; Thomas, James B.
Administrative Science Quarterly, v41 n3 p370-403 Sep 1996
Investigates how top management teams (611 executives) in 372 U.S. higher education institutions make sense of important issues affecting strategic change in modern academe. Under changing conditions, top management team members' perceptions of identity and image are key to the sense-making process and serve as important links between the organization's internal context and executives' issue interpretations. (54 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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