Revolutionary Change Theories: A Multilevel Exploration of the Punctuated Equ Academy of Management. The Academy of Management Review; Jan ;. Gersick, C. J. (). Revolutionary change theories: A multilevel exploration of the punctuated equilibrium paradigm. The Academy of Management Review. Connie J. G. Gersick Published Online:1 Jan About Google Scholar; Gersick C. J. G., Hackman J. R.
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Punctuated equilibrium theory – IS Theory
Namespaces IS Theory Discussion. This page was last modified on 3 Decemberat While its use in IS research has increased recently, punctuated equilibrium is not a unanimously accepted theoretic framework. One of the key punctuations noted in the research is major environmental change caused by technological innovation Romanelli and Tushman, where a technological discontinuity triggers a period of instability, which is closed by the emergence getsick a dominant design or business paradigm Anderson and Tushman, Denford Please feel free to make modifications to this site.
The central proposition of punctuated equilibrium embodies three concepts: Stasis refers to a long period of relatively unchanged form; punctuation is radical change over a short duration; and dominant relative frequency is the rate these events occur in a particular situation. The gersidk of a disruptive, or competence destroying, IT innovation Tushman and Anderson, ; Lyytinnen and Rose, can be considered a punctuation that interrupts the existing stasis, destroying the existing deep structure.
Within the context of organizational behavior, the punctuated equilibrium model consists of deep structures, equilibrium periods and revolutionary periods. A Critique and Alternative to Punctuated Equilibrium. Within the field of organizational behavior, Lichtenstein argued that that self-organization theory could be a more acceptable framework with greater explanatory power.
In order to do so, you must register. It should gerslck noted that revolutionary outcomes, based on interactions of system’s historical resources with current events, are not predictable and they may or may not leave a system better off Gersick Punctuated equilibrium was developed as an alternative to phyletic gradualism, which stresses consistent, cumulative changes to species.
An Alternative to Phyletic Gradualism, in T. Navigation menu Personal tools English Create account Log in. Navigation Main page Recent changes Random page Help. Retrieved from ” https: Views Read View grrsick View history.