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Royston Greenwood

TELUS Prof of Stategic Mgmt.

Alberta School of Business

Strategic Management and Organization

About Me


Research

Research Interests

I completed my PhD in 1976 at the University of Birmingham, England. My fields of interest include the dynamics of organization change, managing professional service firms, and new business ventures.


Books

  • * In preparation Handbook of Organizational Institutionalism (co-editors Christine Oliver, Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson, Roy Suddaby). Sage Publications.
  • * Forthcoming Research in the Sociology of Organizations (co-editor Roy Suddaby), Vol. 26
  • * 1988 The Dynamics of Strategic Change (co-author C.R. Hinings), Basil Blackwell.
  • * 1980 Patterns of Management in Local Government (co-authors K. Walsh, C.R. Hinings and S. Ranson), Martin Robertson.
  • * 1976 In Pursuit of Corporate Rationality, University of Birmingham (co-authors C.R. Hinings and S. Ranson).
  • * 1974 Corporate Planning in English Local Government: An Analysis With Readings (co-editor J.D. Stewart), Charles Knight.


Chapters in Books

  • * Forthcoming "Resource Dependence Theory". In S. Clegg (ed.), International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies. Sage Publications.
  • * Forthcoming "Configuration/Archetype Theory". In S. Clegg (ed.), International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies. Sage Publications.
  • * Forthcoming "Radical Organization Change" (with C.R. Hinings). In S. Clegg, C. Hardy, W. Nord and T. Lawrence (eds.), Handbook of Organization Studies. London: Sage Publications.
  • * Forthcoming "Organization Theories". In G. Riker (ed.), Encyclopedia of Sociology.
  • Forthcoming "An Institutional Theory of Change: Contextual and Interpretive Dynamics in the Accounting Industry" (with C.R. Hinings, D.J. Cooper and J.L. Brown). In D. Jones and W.W. Powell (eds.), Frontiers in Institutional Analysis. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
  • Forthcoming "The Strategic Positioning of Professional Service Firm Start-Ups: Balance Beguiles but Purism Pays" (with J.E. Jennings and P.D. Jennings). In R. Greenwood and R. Suddaby (eds.), Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Vol. 26.
  • 2003 "The Dynamics of Change in Organizational Fields" (with C.R. Hinings, T. Reay and R. Suddaby). In M.S. Poole and A.Van de Ven (eds.), Handbook of Organizational Change and Innovation. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • * 2003 "Constructing the Iron Cage: New Institutionalism and Enactment - A Counterpoint to Weick" (with P.D. Jennings). In Clegg & Westwood (eds.), Debating Organisation: Point/Counterpoint in Organisation Studies. London: Routledge.
  • * 2003 "Venture Capitalist Relationships in the Deal Structuring and Post-Investment Stages of New Firm Creation (with L.P. Steier). In M. Wright, H.J. Sapienza and L.W. Busenitz (eds.), Venture Capital, Volume II. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited.
  • * 2002 "The Quickening Cycle of Commodification and Colonization of Managerial Knowledge" (with R. Suddaby). In K. Sahlin-Andersson and L. Engwall (eds.), The Expansion of Management Knowledge: Carriers, Flows, and Sources. Stanford University Press.
  • * 2002 "Loblaw Companies Ltd." (with S. Salterio). In T.B. Bell and I. Solomon, Cases in Strategic-Systems Auditing. KPMG and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • * 2002 "Institutional Theory and Strategic Management" (with G. Johnson). In M.D. Jenkins (ed.), Strategic Management: A Multiple Perspective Approach. London: MacMillan.
  • 2000 "History and Contingency in International Accounting Firms" (with D.J. Cooper, T. Rose, and C.R. Hinings). In A. Yaharoni and L. Nachum (eds.), Globalization of Services. London: Routledge.
  • 1999 "The Dynamics of Change in Large Accounting Firms" (with C.R. Hinings and D.J. Cooper). In D. Brock, M. Powell and C.R. Hinings (eds.), Restructuring the Professional Organization: Accounting, Healthcare and Law. Routledge.
  • 1999 The Global Management of Professional Services: The Example of Accounting (with T. Rose, J.L. Brown, D.J. Cooper, and C.R. Hinings). In S. Clegg, E. Ibara and L. Bueno (eds.), Global Management: Universal Theories and Local Realities. London: Sage Publications.
  • 1997 "Organization Change: The Role of Archetypes, Environmental Dynamics and Institutional Ideas" (with C.R. Hinings, J.L. Brown and D.J. Cooper). In A. Ropo, P. Ericksson and J.G. Hunt (eds.), Global Perspectives on Processual Research on Management and Organization. School of Business Administration, University of Tampere, Finland.
  • 1996 "Working Together" (with C.R. Hinings). In P.J. Frost and M.S. Taylor (eds.), Rhythms of Academic Life. Newbury Park: CA: Sage
  • 1988 "The Normative Prescription of Organizations" (co-author C.R. Hinings) in Lynne Zucker (ed.) Institutional Patterns and Organizations. Pitman.
  • * 1983 "The Beliefs of Centralism" (co-authors J. D. Stewart and G. W. Jones) in The Case for Local Government edited by G. W. Jones and J. D. Stewart. London: Allen and Unwin, 1983, Chapter 2, pp. 11-18.
  • * 1982 "Pressures from Whitehall" in R. Rose and E. Page (eds.), Fiscal Stress in the Cities. Cambridge University Press.
  • 1981 "Values in Organization" (co-authors S. Ranson, C.R. Hinings and K. Walsh) in D. Dunkerley and C. Salaman (eds.), Organizational Studies Yearbook 1980, Routledge and Kegan Paul.
  • * 1981 "Fiscal Pressure and Local Government Spending" in C. Hood and M. Wright (eds.) Big Government in Hard Times. Martin Robertson.
  • *(co-author W.I. Jenkins) in R. Payne and C. Cooper 1981 "Policymaking Groups" (eds.), Sons.Groups at Work, J. Wiley and 
  • * 1980 "Incremental Budgeting and the Assumption of Growth" (co-authors C.R. Hinings, S. Ranson and K. Walsh) in M. Wright (ed.), Public Spending Decisions, Growth and Restraint in the 1970s.
  • 1980 "The Organizational Consequences of Financial Restraint in Local Government" (Co-authors C.R. Hinings, S. Ranson and K. Walsh). In Public Spending Decisions: Growth and Restraint in the 1970s. Edited by M. Wright. London, England: George Allen and Unwin, 1980, Ch. 4, pp. 49-67.
  • * 1980 "The Budgetary Process" in T. Booth (ed.), Planning for Welfare, Blackwell and Martin Robertson.
  • * 1980 "Relations between Central and Local Government in Sweden: The Control of Local Government Expenditure" In New Approaches to the Study of Central-Local Government Relationships. Edited by G. W. Jones, Farnborough, England: Gower Publishing Co. Ltd.
  • * 1976 "Contingency Theory and Public Bureaucracies" (co-authors S. Ranson and C.R. Hinings) in D.S. Pugh and C.R. Hinings, Organizational Structure: Extensions and Replications, Saxon House.
  • 1973 "Inside the New Local Authorities." (Co-authors C.R. Hinings, and S. Ranson). In Yearbook Social Policy in Britain, 1973. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1974


Articles

  • 1997 Normative and empirical accounts of organizational change: A paradox (co-authors Danny Miller, C.R. Hinings). Journal of Management Inquiry, 6: 1.
  • * 1997 Inside Aston (co-author K. Devine) Journal of Management Inquiry, 6: 3.
  • 1997 Promoting the professions (co-authors, J. Brown, D. Cooper, C.R. Hinings). Business Quarterly, Summer.
  • 1997 Integrating institutional theory and transactional cost economics (co-author Peter Roberts). Academy of Management Review, 21: 2.
  • * 1996 Understanding organizational change: An institutional theory perspective (co-author C.R. Hinings). Academy of Management Review, 24: 4.
  • * 1996 Change as an underlying theme in professional service organizations: an introduction" (co-author R. Lachman) Organization Studies Vol. 17:4.
  • * 1996 Manager’s Reaction to a Corporate Acquisition: Comment on Fried, Tiggs, Naughton and Ashforth. Journal of Organizational Behaviour. Vol. 17:5.
  • 1996 "Sedimentation & Transformation in Organizational Change: the Case of Canadian Law Firms" (co-authors D. Cooper, C.R. Hinings, and J. Brown) Organization Studies (1996 in press)
  • 1996 "Strategic alliances within a Big Six accounting firm" (with J.L. Brown, D.J. Cooper, and C.R. Hinings) International Studies of Management and Organization. Vol 26:2.
  • 1995 "Venture Capitalists and New Firm Evolution" (co-author Lloyd Steier). Journal of Management Studies. Vol. 32:3
  • * 1994 "Merging Professional Service Firms" (co-authors C.R. Hinings and J. Brown). Organization Science, Vol. 5: 2.
  • * 1993 "Strategic Behaviours in the Canadian Audit Industry", (co-authors C.R. Hinings, J. Brown and D. Cooper). Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 10(4).
  • * 1993 "Understanding Strategic Change: the Contribution of Archetypes" (co-authors C.R. Hinings). Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 36, (1993) October.
  • 1990 "Designing Professional Service Organizations," Journal of Management Studies (co-authors C.R. Hinings and J.L. Brown).
  • * 1990 "The P2 Form of Strategic Management: Managing the Professional Partnership" (co-authors C.R. Hinings and J. Brown). Academy of Management Journal.
  • * 1988 "Organizational Design Types, Tracks and the Dynamics of Change," Organization Studies (co-author C.R. Hinings).
  • * 1987 "Editorial Introduction: Organizational Transformations" (co-author C.R. Hinings) Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 24, pp. 561-564
  • * 1986 The Institutional and Organizational Capabilities of Local Government Public Administration, Spring.
  • * 1984 "Incremental Budgeting: Antecedents of Change," Journal of Public Policy (Winter).
  • * 1983 "Changing Patterns of Budgeting in English Local Government," Public Administration (Summer).
  • * 1982 "The Politics of Central-Local Relations in England and Wales: 1974-82," West European Politics (July).
  • 1982 "Power and Advantage in Organizations," Organization Studies (co-authors K. Walsh, C.R. Hinings and S. Ranson).
  • * 1980 "The Structuring of Organizational Structures, Administrative Science Quarterly (co-authors S. Ranson and C.R. Hinings).
  • * 1979 "Relations Between Central and Local Government in Sweden: The Control of Public Expenditure," Public Expenditure. Reprinted in G.W. Jones (ed.), New Approaches to the Study of Central-Local Government Relationship, Gower.
  • * 1978 "Politics and Public Bureaucracies: A Reconsideration," Policy and Politics."
  • 1978 "The Local Government Ombudsman," Local Government Studies, (co-author R.G. Brooke).
  • * 1977 "The Politics of the Budgetary Process in English Local Government," Political Studies (co-authors C.R. Hinings and S. Ranson) (March).
  • * 1976 "Centralization Revisited," Administrative Science Quarterly (co-author C.R. Hinings).
  • * 1976 "Contingency Theory and Public Bureaucracy," Policy and Politics (co-author C.R. Hinings).
  • * 1975 "Contingency Theory and the Organization of Local Authorities: Part I," Public Administration (co-authors C.R. Hinings and S. Ranson).
  • 1975 "Contingency Theory and Public Bureaucracy, Part II," Public Administration (co-authors C.R. Hinings and S. Ranson).
  • 1974 "The Organization of Metropolitan Government: The Impact of ‘Bains,’" Local Government Studies (co-authors C.R. Hinings and S. Ranson).
  • * 1973 "Towards a Typology of English Local Authorities," Political Studies (co-author J.D. Stewart).
  • 1973 "Local Government Organization: 1972-76," Policy and Politics (co-author C.R. Hinings).
  • 1973 "Research into Local Government Reorganization," PAC Bulletin (co-author C.R. Hinings).
  • * 1972 "Corporate Planning and Management Organization," Local Government Studies (co-author J.D. Stewart)
  • * 1972 "The Policy Committee in English Local Government," Public Administration (co-authors J.D. Stewart and A.D. Smith).
  • * 1969 "Recent Changes in the Internal Organization of County Boroughs: Part I," Public Administration (co-authors J.D. Stewart and A.L. Norton).
  • 1969 "Recent Changes in the Internal Organization of County Boroughs: Part II,"Public Administration (co-authors J.D. Stewart and A.L. Norton).


Cases

  • 1995 Sun Country Foods (with L. Steier). Reprinted in Hitt, Ireland, and Hoskisson, Strategic Management.
  • O Canada. (co-author, Bonnie Lovelace). Case study in organizational conflict, pp. 10. Re-printed in:
a) R.L. Daft and M.P. Sharfman (1990) Organization Theory: Cases & Applications. West Publishing Co.; and

b) J.A. Wagner III and J.R. Hollenbeck (1992) Management of Organizational Behavior. Prentice Hall Inc.


Research Reports

  • * 1992 Priming the Pump: Support Services for Business Start-Ups (co-author L. Steier). pp 59.
  • 1986 The Normative Prescription of Organizations (co-author C.R. Hinings).
  • * 1986 Organizational Design Types, Tracks and the Dynamics of Change (co-author C.R. Hinings).
  • * 1985 Organization of Local Government, Report to the Local Government Training Board (co-author A. Warner).
  • * 1985 Strategic Style, Attributes of Excellence and Structural Design, Report to the Local Authority Association.
  • * 1984 Characteristics of Local Government, Report to the Local Authority Association (co-author J.D. Stewart).
  • * 1982 Budgeting Under Duress: The Management of Fiscal Stress, Report to the Social Science Research Council.
  • 1980 Management Systems in Local Government, Institute of Local Government Studies (co-authors C.R. Hinings, S. Ranson and K. Walsh).
  • * 1975 The Comparative Study of Local Authority Organization, Report to the Social Science Research Council.
  • * 1971 New Patterns of Organization, Institute of Local Government Studies (co-authors J.D. Stewart and A.D. Smith).


* Indicates sole, principal or co-equal author


Teaching

Teaching Experience

Undergraduate

  • Management of Professional Service Firms
  • Small Business Management
  • Theory of Formal Organization

Postgraduate

  • Doctoral Seminar in Organization Theory
  • Doctoral Seminar in Strategic Management
  • Management of Professional Service Firms
  • Introduction to Strategic Management
  • Introduction to Organization Theory and Administrative Practice
  • Fundamentals of Technology Commercialization
  • Introduction to Management Consulting