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    Jean-Claude Thoenig & Catherine Paradeise (forthcoming). Strategic Capacity and Organisational Capabilities: A Challenge for Universities. Minerva:1-32.
    Are universities able to operate as strategic actors? An organisational sociology based approach supported by a comparative field research project identifies three types of social, cultural and cognitive processes that play a decisive role in building and implementing local capabilities required to mobilise a strategic capacity. The paper identifies how much these processes are present in the four ideal-types of universities defined by crossing their reputation and their metrics-based performance. Such a meso deterministic perspective suggests that universities may (...)
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    Jean-Claude Thoenig & Catherine Paradeise (2014). Organizational Governance and the Production of Academic Quality: Lessons From Two Top U.S. Research Universities. Minerva 52 (4):381-417.
    Does organizational governance contribute to academic quality? Two top research universities are observed in-depth: Berkeley and the MIT. Three key factors are listed that help generate consistent and lasting high performance. Priority is allocated to self-evaluation and to the development of talent. Values and norms such as community membership, commitment to the affectio societatis, mutual respect and trust strongly regulate the behaviors of the faculty. Complex inner organizational processes are at work making integration and differentiation compatible. Each of these factors (...)
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    Gregoire Mallard, Catherine Paradeise & Ashveen Peerbaye (eds.) (2008). Global Science and National Sovereignty: Studies in Historical Sociology of Science. Routledge.
    Interrogating the relationship of the sovereign power of the nation state to the scientist's expert knowledge as a legitimating--and sometimes challenging- ...
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