• 661 Citations
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20062020

Research output per year

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Research Outputs

2020

From cruise director to rabbi: Authoring the agentic self through conventions of narrative necessity

Lok, J., Creed, W. E. D. & Dejordy, R., 2020, Microfoundations of institutions. Haack, P., Sieweke, J. & Wessel, L. (eds.). Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing, Vol. 65B. p. 63-83 21 p. (Research in the Sociology of Organizations; vol. 65B).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)
2019

Embedded agency in institutional theory: problem or paradox?

Lok, J. & Willmott, H., Apr 2019, In : Academy of Management Review. 44, 2, p. 470-473 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinion

8 Citations (Scopus)
5 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Living institutions: bringing emotions into organizational institutionalism

Lok, J., Creed, W. E. D., DeJordy, R. & Voronov, M., 2017, The SAGE handbook of organizational institutionalism. Greenwood, R., Oliver, C., Lawrence, T. B. & Meyer, R. E. (eds.). 2nd ed. Los Angeles ; London: SAGE Publications, p. 591-620 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

"Managers to the rescue!" Evaluating the legacy of stewardship theory from an institutional perspective

Lok, J., Hwang, H. & Höllerer, M., 2017, Advancing organizational theory in a complex world. Qiu, J. XJ., Luo, B. L., Jackson, C. & Sanders, K. (eds.). New York, NY: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 116-131 16 p. (Routledge Studies in Management, Organization and Society).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2016

Don't Ask Me If It's A Just War, It's Just War: A Contextual Perspective on Psychological Injury

de Rond, M. & Lok, J., 1 Jan 2016, In : Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings. 2016, 1, p. 1 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Some things can never be unseen: The role of context in psychological injury at war

De Rond, M. & Lok, J., 1 Dec 2016, In : Academy of Management Journal. 59, 6, p. 1965-1993 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)
2015

The nature and limits of collective identity as an editing lens for institutional complexity

Lok, J. & Gupta, A., 2015, AOM 2015: 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. St. Louis: Academy of Management (AoM), 6 p. (Proceedings - Academy of Management; vol. 2015). (Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

2014

Identities and identifications in organizations: dynamics of antipathy, deadlock, and alliance

Lok, J. & Willmott, H., 2014, In : Journal of Management Inquiry. 23, 3, p. 215-230 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Myths to work by: redemptive self-narratives and generative agency for organizational change

Creed, W. E. D., Dejordy, R. & Lok, J., 2014, Religion and organization theory. Tracey, P., Phillips, N. & Lounsbury, M. (eds.). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing, p. 111-156 46 p. (Research in the sociology of organizations; vol. 41).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

15 Citations (Scopus)
2013

On the plasticity of institutions: Containing and restoring practice breakdowns at the Cambridge University Boat Club

Lok, J. & De Rond, M., 2013, In : Academy of Management Journal. 56, 1, p. 185-207 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

106 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Prologue: Stability and change

Bartlett, J., Tywoniak, S., Cebon, P., Lok, J., Prichard, C. & Wilcox, T., 2011, In : Journal of Management and Organization. 17, 4, p. 522-533 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
2010

Being the change: Resolving institutional contradiction through identity work

Creed, W. E. D., DeJordy, R. & Lok, J., 1 Dec 2010, In : Academy of Management Journal. 53, 6, p. 1336-1364 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

266 Citations (Scopus)

Institutional logics as identity projects

Lok, J., 1 Dec 2010, In : Academy of Management Journal. 53, 6, p. 1305-1335 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

207 Citations (Scopus)

Those who don't know don't need to know: On endogenous agency in traditiional institutions

De Rond, M. & Lok, J., 2010, Dare to Care: Academy of Management, Montreal 2010. Academy of Management (AoM)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

2008

Disorganization Theory: Explorations in Alternative Organizational Analysis.

Lok, J., 1 Jun 2008, In : Organization Studies. 29, 6, p. 909-919 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article/Exhibition review

2007

Fetishists, politicians and resistors: role theory as a lens for understanding institutional actors

Lok, J., 1 Aug 2007, Academy of Management 2007 Annual Meeting: Doing Well by Doing Good. Academy of Management (AoM), p. 1-7 7 p. (Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

6 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Institutional theory, language, and discourse analysis: a comment on Philips, Lawrence, and Hardy

Lok, J. & Willmott, H., 1 Apr 2006, In : Academy of Management Review. 31, 2, p. 477-480 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steps towards a theory of institutional stability and change as dialectically related opposites

Lok, J., 1 Aug 2006, Academy of Management 2006 Annual Meeting: Knowledge, Action and the Public Concern, AOM 2006. Academy of Management (AoM), p. H1-H6 6 p. (Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)