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Emerging Organizations - In Between Local Translation, Institutional Logics and Discourse

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In this dissertation I focus on a national reform of the Danish public sector,which in January 2007 facilitated the development of new municipal health carecenters in order to meet specific local demands and to improve primary health care.However, this new organizational concept was not presented as a mandatory anddetailed legislative reform. The municipalities therefore developed centers focusingin different ways on health promotion and rehabilitation and with great variationin their structure. Specifically, I find it intriguing how specific actors at thelocal level, such as politicians, medical professions, and social welfare professionals,were able to participate in local developments, and how they constructed specificorganizational forms as local manifestations of the new national policy. Particularly,I am interested in exploring how the heterogeneous institutional contextinfluences local actors’ translation of an abstract organizational concept into specificorganizational forms....

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Susanne Boch Waldorff

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http://hdl.handle.net/10398/8021

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