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ERIC Number: EJ559428
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0363-7751
Communication and Recovery: Structuration as an Ontological Approach to Organizational Culture.
Witmer, Diane F.
Communication Monographs, v64 n4 p324-49 Dec 1997
Uses A. Giddens' theory of structuration as a framework for studying the deeply layered social interactions within the world's largest and most successful group of Alcoholics Anonymous. Finds the organization to be a "disembedding mechanism," in which structures from the global organization are disembedded by the founder, transformed, and recreated in the local organization. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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