Actors constructing accountability in hybrid organisations: The case of a Swedish municipal corporation
New publication from MMTC members in The British Accounting Review External link, opens in new window.
Coping with accountability challenges is an essential part of how actors in hybrid organisations make sense of their responsibility to distinctive groups of stakeholders. This is explored by MMTC members Joshua Maine Opens in new window., Timur Uman, Opens in new window. and Emilia Florin-Samuelsson Opens in new window., in a newly published article titled “Actors constructing accountability in hybrid organisations: The case of a Swedish municipal corporation.”
Drawing on institutional theory and logics perspective, the authors use the case of Swedish municipal housing corporation to explore how the strategic apex (board of directors and senior management) in a hybrid organisation constructs accountability and manages related challenges. Their analysis of how individual actors and teams deal with the tension between individual and collective actions in the accountability domain advances current knowledge of the processes through which these actors cope with accountability challenges in hybrid organisations.
The article has been published in The British Accounting Review (ABS 3) and is available here External link, opens in new window.