Regulation and institutions: rules, roles and frames
Governments are a kind of institution with established practices, rules and ways of behaving, and regulate change through various institutional devices. Records management promotes stability and continuity through institutional rules, as an internal regulator. It promotes a logic of consensus, which tends to draw all members of an organisation into common knowledge structures which frame their way of seeing the world. Innovative change must challenge these embedded values to be successful.
Opinions on the relative virtues of the administrative ...