This was included to control for the potential impact of the use of physical capital in production on the development of organizational capital, as higher levels of physical capital may make routinization
is another one of the major tenets of the TECs.
These issues within universities are becoming exacerbated as the mantra of standardization, routinization
, efficiency and productivity directly shapes universities in Britain.
Eisenhardt and Tabrizi observe that by establishing basic aspects of process such as milestones, firms can provide a sense of structure and routinization
to improvisational activities often perceived to result from chaos and disorder (1995).
As John Ikerd, regenerative agriculture evangelist and professor emeritus of agriculture economics at the University of Missouri, says, the pillars of industrialism are simplification, specialization, routinization
, and mechanization.
58) associates the machine metaphor with "an emphasis on centralized hierarchy, position, power distance, uniformity of rules and practices, conformity, routinization
and an obsession with vertical control," all of which, as Max Weber argues, "[erode] the human spirit and capacity for spontaneous action" (Morgan, 1986, pp.
In a spiritual sense, the routinization
of agriculture around the missions went hand in hand with the suppression of pagan religious practices.
Morgan (1986) describes the principal means of accommodating variability as routinization
The difference was well-described by Peter Drucker many years ago with the recognition that knowledge workers require the prerogatives of self-direction, self-management and professional judgment and cannot be subjected to a management structure or method that dictates routinization
of judgment and behaviors.
between the transferring subsidiaries facilitate on-going knowledge sharing since it can foster structures, processes and practices between the parties (Mintzberg 1979; Szulanski 1996).
simplification and routinization
and the use of bright line rules which
Among other benefits, Margolis says, is the routinization
of the use of the Isabel CDS solution among the 200-plus residents of the hospital organization, which he likens to having an attending at their shoulder at all times.