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Legitimidad Como Factor Clave Del Éxito Organizativo / Legitimacy As A Key Factor For Organizational Success

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  • Díez Martín, F.


    (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos I (España))

  • Blanco González, A.


    (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos I (España))

  • Prado Román, C.


    (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos I (España))

Este trabajo pretende recopilar y ordenar la literatura existente sobre la legitimidad organizativa, señalando su importancia para el desarrollo de las organizaciones. El argumento central del trabajo considera que existen determinadas acciones estratégicas organizativas cuyo desarrollo permite la obtención, el mantenimiento y la recuperación de legitimidad, la cual favorece el acceso a recursos estratégicos, indispensables para las organizaciones, permitiendo su crecimiento y supervivencia. El trabajo revisa los distintos tipos de legitimidad así como las estrategias que pueden seguir las organizaciones para ganar legitimidad, mantenerla y recuperarla. / In this article we tried to synthesize the existing literature on organizational legitimacy, showing its importance for business development. The article’s central argument suggests the existence of certain organizational actions whose development address legitimacy to organizations. At the same time, legitimacy promotes access to strategic resources, necessary for organizations, allowing its growth and survival. We also review different types of legitimacy as well as a set of strategies to acquire, maintaining and repair legitimacy.

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Article provided by Academia Europea de Dirección y Economía de la Empresa (AEDEM) in its journal Investigaciones Europeas de Dirección y Economía de la Empresa.

Volume (Year): 16 (2010)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Pages: 127-143

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Handle: RePEc:idi:jiedee:v:16:y:2010:i:3:p:127-143
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