Towards a theoretical framework for analysing organisational processes: taking Norbert Elias and Pierre Bourdieu into organisational analysis

Robson Silva Rocha

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Abstract

In this paper, I discuss how a theoretical framework can be build to analyse socialprocesses of transformation, making the link between macro and micro processes, inwhich this dichotomy can be overcome. The aim of this theoretical framework is toaccount for the transformation in societal characteristics and changes in actors' strategiesat micro level, in a way that links macro changes and micro processes - the cognitivestructures of the individual and social structures of the society. In order to build this framework, I draw from the figuration sociology of Norbert Elias, the praxeologia ofPierre Bourdieu and the work of Michael Crozier.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationKøbenhavn
Number of pages33
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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