Handbook of Trust Research

Handbook of Trust Research

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Overview

In recent times, research on trust has become a major field in the domain of management and in the social sciences as a whole.
The Handbook of Trust Research presents a timely and comprehensive account of the most important work undertaken in this lively and emerging field over the past ten to fifteen years. Presenting a broad range of approaches to issues on trust, the Handbook features 22 articles from a variety of disciplines on the study of trust in both organizational and societal contexts. With contributions from some of the most eminent names in the field of trust research, this international collaboration is an imaginative and informative reference tool to aid research in this engaging area for years to come.
The Handbook contributes to an area of key importance to almost every aspect of business and society and, in particular, it will appeal to students and scholars of organization theory, strategy and organizational psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843767541
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 12/30/2006
Series: Elgar Original Reference Series
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Edited by Reinhard Bachmann, Professor of International Management, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK and Akbar Zaheer, Curtis L. Carlson Chair in Strategic Management, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, US

Table of Contents

Contents:
Introduction
Reinhard Bachmann and Akbar Zaheer
PART I: MICRO OR INDIVIDUAL LEVEL
1. Three Fundamental Questions Regarding Trust in Leaders
Kurt T. Dirks
2. Reflections on an Initial Trust-Building Model
D. Harrison McKnight and Norman L. Chervany
3. Can Groups be Trusted? An Experimental Study of Trust in Collective Entities
Bill McEvily, Roberto A. Weber, Cristina Bicchieri and Violet T. Ho
4. Trust as Situated Cognition: An Ecological Perspective on Trust Decisions
Roderick M. Kramer
PART II: ORGANIZATIONAL OR INTER-ORGANIZATIONAL LEVEL
5. Trust in the Balance: How Managers Integrate Trust-Building and Task Control
Chris P. Long and Sim B. Sitkin
6. Opportunism, Trust and Knowledge: The Management of Firm Value and the Value of Firm Management
Anoop Madhok
7. Trust, Transaction Cost Economics, and Mechanisms
Philip Bromiley and Jared Harris
8. Relying on Trust in Cooperative Inter-Organizational Relationships
Andrew H. Van de Ven and Peter Smith Ring
9. The Dark Side of Trust
Martin Gargiulo and Gokhan Ertug
10. Trust, Codification and Epistemic Communities: Implementing an Expert System in the French Steel Industry
Richard Arena, Nathalie Lazaric and Edward Lorenz
11. Trust Attitudes, Network Tightness and Organizational Survival: An Integrative Framework and Simulation Model
Arjen van Witteloostuijn and Marc van Wegberg
12. Learning About Contracts: Trust, Cooperation and Contract Law
Simon Deakin
PART III: CROSS-LEVEL APPROACHES
13. On the Complexity of Organizational Trust: A Multi-Level Co-Evolutionary Perspective and Guidelines for Future Research
Steven C. Currall and Andrew C. Inkpen
14. Forms, Sources and Processes of Trust
Bart Nooteboom
15. Levels of Inter-Organizational Trust: Conceptualization and Measurement
Martyna Janowicz and Niels Noorderhaven
16. Does Trust Still Matter? Research on the Role of Trust in Inter-Organizational Exchange
Bill McEvily and Akbar Zaheer
PART IV: TRUST AT THE LEVEL OF SOCIETY AND THE ECONOMY
17. An Ethical Analysis of the Trust Relationship
Sanjay Banerjee, Norman E. Bowie and Carla Pavone
18. Trust and Markets
Jens Beckert
19. The Economics of Trust
Mark Casson and Marina Della Giusta
20. Trust, Institutions, Agency: Towards a Neoinstitutional Theory of Trust
Guido Möllering
21. How Can Systems Trust Systems? A Structuration Perspective on Trust-Building in Inter-Organizational Relations
Jörg Sydow
22. Trust and/or Power: Towards a Sociological Theory of Organizational Relationships
Reinhard Bachmann
Index

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