Organisational boundaries, work and rules between the global and the local: issues and debates

Author/s Lisa Dorigatti, Lidia Greco
Publishing Year 2022 Issue 2022/164 Language Italian
Pages 18 P. 122-139 File size 231 KB
DOI 10.3280/SL2022-164007
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This paper illustrates the main lines of development of the sociological literature centred on the theme of "organisational boundaries" in their relationship with legal norms and regulatory institutions. In particular, the paper will focus on three nodes developed by this literature: the recognition of the substantial nature of "regulatory arbitrage" of the organizational processes of fragmentation and the centrality of reg- ulatory structures in their analysis; the role and modes of action of regulatory actors and how these are influenced by the characteristics of organizational configurations; the (in-)application of norms as a variable, the ways in which the processes of organizational fragmentation favour it and the role of the state in these processes.

Keywords: Organisational boundaries, Regulation, Global value chains, Vertical disintegration

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Lisa Dorigatti, Lidia Greco, I confini dell’impresa, il lavoro e le regole tra globale e locale: questioni e dibattiti in "SOCIOLOGIA DEL LAVORO " 164/2022, pp 122-139, DOI: 10.3280/SL2022-164007