The prelim is almost here! I have organized my 100+ pages of notes, organized them by author and keywords, re-read them, and flagged important sections with sticky notes. Am I almost done? Not quite. Today is occupied with writing outlines of answers to imagined questions.
“Recent theoretical work has attemped to unify the theories of neoinstitutionalism and organizational ecology. Make a case for the possibility of such a unification and suggest its advantages over extant theory. Suggest possible empirical projects to advance the theory.”