Research in Organizational Behavior

Research in Organizational Behavior

ISBN-10:
0762310545
ISBN-13:
9780762310548
Pub. Date:
12/26/2003
Publisher:
Elsevier Science

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Overview

Research in Organizational Behavior

This volume celebrates the first quarter century of publishing Research in Organizational Behavior. From its inception, Research in Organizational Behavior has striven to provide important theoretical integrations of major literatures in the organizational sciences, as well as timely examination and provocative analyses of pressing organizational issues and problems.

In keeping with this tradition, the current volume offers an eclectic mix of scholarly articles that address a variety of important questions in organizational theory and do so from a diverse range of disciplinary perspectives and theoretical orientations. A number of the chapters also directly engage contemporary events and dilemmas of considerable importance.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762310548
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 12/26/2003
Series: Research in Organizational Behavior
Pages: 382
Product dimensions: 0.94(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

About the Author

Barry M. Staw is the Lorraine T. Mitchell Professor of Leadership and Communication at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. He received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University and has previously served on the faculties at the University of Illinois, Northwestern, Iowa, and UCLA. He is the author of more than 60 academic articles and has edited several hooks on organizational behavior. He has served on the editorial boards of most major journals in the fields of organizational behavior and applied psychology, and is founder and co-editor of the annual series, "Research in Organizational Behavior." Professor Staw's current research interests include the relationship of affect and emotion to work performance, the escalation of commitment, organizational innovation, and the linkage of psychological processes to organizational strategy. He recently received the Academy of Management's Scholarly Contributions Award in recognition of his career achievements in research.

Table of Contents

The normalization of corruption in organizations. Fair market ideology: its cognitive-motivational underpinnings. Interpersonal sensemaking and the meaning of work. The messenger bias: a relational model of knowledge valuation. Intragroup conflict in organizations: a contingency perspective on the conflict-outcome relationship. A social identity model of leadership effectiveness in organizations. Organizational perception management. Unpacking country effects: on the need to operationalize the psychological determinants of cross-national differences.

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