Research in Organizational Behavior

Edited by

  • Barry Staw, University of California - Berkeley, USA

This twenty-third volume of Research in Organizational Behavior presents papers on a variety of topics in the field of organizational behavior, with the twin goals of consolidating prior research and breaking new theoretical ground. As in previous years, we have tried to maintain what one of our colleagues recently labeled "a tradition of rigorous eclecticism."
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Book information

  • Published: November 2001
  • Imprint: JAI Press (Elsevier)
  • ISBN: 978-0-7623-0842-2


Table of Contents

Organizational paranoia: origins and dynamics (R.M. Kramer). Is it lonely at the top? The independence and interdependence of power holders (F. Lee, L.Z. Tiedens). Symbols as a language of organizational relationships (M.G. Pratt, A. Rafaeli). Personal initiative: an active performance concept for work in the 21st century (M. Frese, D. Fay). The unfolding model of voluntary turnover and job embeddedness: foundations for a comprehensive theory of attachment (T.R. Mitchell, T.W. Lee). Racioethnicity and job performance: a review and critique of theoretical perspectives on the causes of group differences (L. Roberson, C.J. Block). A contingent configuration approach to understanding the role of personality in organizational groups (L.M. Moynihan, R.S. Peterson). Information processing in traditional, hybrid, and virtual teams: from nascent knowledge to transactive memory (T.L. Griffith, M.A. Neale).