Jun 02 2009

Riding the Bus: a lesson in institutional adaptation

by at 4:03 pm

Riding the bus to class is perhaps the not best way to observe people, but it is a good way to look at institutions. Institutions in the sense that all people have formal, informal and transitional views which shape other institutions. On the bus, people act certain ways depending on whether they are willing to share the seat next to them, talk or even approve or disapprove of another bus patron’s behavior.

DC Metro Bus

DC Metro Bus

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