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Dysfunction as a function of authority: understanding the power and performance of international non-governmental organizations

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In this work, I present a conceptual framework for understanding how international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) become powerful international organizations (IOs), and how their pursuit of legitimacy leads to the formation of specific kinds of organizational cultural proclivities and dysfunctional tendencies that shape how these groups behave as international actors. Despite their increasing prominence in international affairs, INGOs remain largely understudied by International Re...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
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Rhodes Scholarship
Funding agency for:
Kleinman, S
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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2015-02-16

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