Research in Organizational Behavior: An Annual Series of Analytical Essays and Critical Reviews

Research in Organizational Behavior: An Annual Series of Analytical Essays and Critical Reviews

by Barry Staw
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0762313358

ISBN-13: 9780762313358

Pub. Date: 10/11/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Science

This twenty-seventh volume of Research in Organizational Behavior carries forward the tradition of high-level scholarship on a broad array of organizational topics. Like many previous volumes, this collection is truly interdisciplinary, with chapters ranging from personality and decision making in organizations, to interpersonal dynamics such as helping and group

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This twenty-seventh volume of Research in Organizational Behavior carries forward the tradition of high-level scholarship on a broad array of organizational topics. Like many previous volumes, this collection is truly interdisciplinary, with chapters ranging from personality and decision making in organizations, to interpersonal dynamics such as helping and group process, to organizational-level analyses of legitimization and change. Each of the essays is well-reasoned, thoughtful, and provocative— proving, once again, that the field of organizational behavior is flourishing in both its depth and scope.

• Interdisciplinary with a wide range of subjects discussed by experts in their fields
• Addresses personality development, empowerment, creativity, dysfunctional groups, institutionalization, and more

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762313358
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
10/11/2006
Series:
Research in Organizational Behavior Series
Pages:
410
Product dimensions:
0.94(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Personality Development and Organizational Behavior (B. W. Roberts). Empowerment Through Choice? A Critical Analysis of the Effects of Choice in Organizations (R.Y. Chua and S. S. Iyengar). Ideas Are Born in Fields of Play: Toward a Theory of Play and Creativity in Organizational Settings (C. Mainemelis and S. Ronson). How Much is it Worth To You? Subjective Evaluations of Help in Organizations (F. J. Flynn). How, When, and Why Bad apples Spoil the Barrel: Negative Group Members and Dysfunctional Groups (W. Felps, T. R. Mitchell and E. Byington).Toward A Systems Theory of Motivated Behavior in Work Teams (G. Chen and R. Kanfer). Code Breaking: How Entrepreneurs Exploit Cultural Logics to Generate Institutional Change (H. Rao and S. Giorgi). Roads to Institutionalization (J. Colyvas and W.W. Powell). The Stewardship of the Temporal Commons (A.C. Bluedorn and M.. J. Waller).

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