TRANSFORMATION OF PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, D. Brock, C.R. Hinings & M. Powell, eds., Routledge, 1999
29 Pages Posted: 7 Dec 2006
The paper examines differences between collegial partnerships and managed partnership businesses. It uses ethnographic evidence from a study of a large law firm in Chicago and interview data from partners in City of London large law firms. It shows that MPB is fast becoming the norm for organizing law practices and that bureaucratic managerialism is helping to turn law firms into highly fissionable entities.
Keywords: professions, lawyers, law firms, US, UK, bureaucracy
JEL Classification: J44
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Flood, John, Professionals Organizing Professionals: Comparing the Logic of US and UK Law Practice. TRANSFORMATION OF PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, D. Brock, C.R. Hinings & M. Powell, eds., Routledge, 1999. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=949891
By John Flood