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  1. Handbook of Strategic Alliances

    Handbook of Strategic Alliances

    Oded Shenkar & Jeffrey J. Reuer

    SAGE Publications, Inc. (2006)

    The Handbook of Strategic Alliances covers state-of-the-art research on strategic alliances and serves to pave the road for future alliance research. Little is understood about the specific managerial challenges involved in establishing and operating alliances from their initial setup...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452231075

  2. Ch. 7: “Developing and Maintaining Trust in Work Relationships”

    Ch. 7: “Developing and Maintaining Trust in Work Relationships”

    Roderick Kramer & Tom Tyler

    Found in: Trust in Organizations: Frontiers of Theory and Research

    Developing and maintaining trust in work relationships The past decade has seen dramatic changes in the modern organization. New organizational linkages, strategic alliances, partnerships, and joint ventures are being formed to achieve and maintain competitive advanta...
  3. Building Strategy from the Middle: Reconceptualizing Strategy Process

    Building Strategy from the Middle: Reconceptualizing Strategy Process

    Steven W. Floyd & Bill Wooldridge

    SAGE Publications, Inc. (2000)

    This ground-breaking book reframes the perspective taken in most strategy research in two key ways: by describing organizational renewal from a middle-level perspective and by reconceptualizing the theoretical basis for strategy process research. Part I reviews the existing literature...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452205571

  4. Modernising Governance: New Labour, Policy and Society

    Modernising Governance: New Labour, Policy and Society

    Janet Newman

    SAGE Publications Ltd (2001)

    “Janet Newman's ‘Modernizing Governance’ provides a comprehensive and thorough critique of contemporary public sector reforms. The book combines an impressive synthesis of theoretical perspectives with a deep understanding of the practice of public policy making and management. The co...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781446220511

  5. Trust in Organizations: Frontiers of Theory and Research

    Trust in Organizations: Frontiers of Theory and Research

    Roderick Kramer & Tom Tyler

    SAGE Publications, Inc. (1996)

    Trust plays a central role in organizational life. It facilitates exchanges among individuals, enhances cooperation and coordination, and contributes to more effective relationships. This volume brings together a cross-disciplinary group of contributors to present some of the latest, ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452243610

  6. Postmodern Management and Organization Theory

    Postmodern Management and Organization Theory

    David M. Boje, Robert P. Gephart Jr. & Tojo Joseph Thatchenkery

    SAGE Publications, Inc. (1996)

    “This excellent, pioneering book is a must-read as we enter the new millennium.” --David J. Farmer, State University of New York Comprehensive and timely, Postmodern Management and Organization Theory provides a critique of postmodern theory as it stands today. The text gives an overv...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483345390

  7. Trust

    Trust

    Stewart R. Clegg & James R. Bailey

    Found in: International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies

    Trust is often defined as a willingness to be vulnerable. People are willing to take this risk of being vulnerable when they have positive expectations that relying on someone will be beneficial and not harmful. For example, you might open a joint bank account with your bu...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412956246.n544

  8. Ch. 5: “Modernising Services: The Politics of Performance”

    Ch. 5: “Modernising Services: The Politics of Performance”

    Janet Newman

    Found in: Modernising Governance: New Labour, Policy and Society

    Modernising services: The politics of performance We believe in active government and we believe in public service, but if government is going to be effective at delivering services in the way people want them for today, it has to be modernised, it has to be updated ...
  9. Ch. 5: “The Social Context of Strategic Renewal”

    Ch. 5: “The Social Context of Strategic Renewal”

    Steven W. Floyd & Bill Wooldridge

    Found in: Building Strategy from the Middle: Reconceptualizing Strategy Process

    The social context of strategic renewal By virtue of the increased access to information provided in their linking roles, more central midlevel professionals have greater potential to develop a deep sense of the organization's strategic context. Chapter 3 d...
  10. Ch. 8: “A Theory of Stakeholder Enabling: Giving Voice to an Emerging Postmodern Praxis of Organizational Discourse”

    Ch. 8: “A Theory of Stakeholder Enabling: Giving Voice to an Emerging Postmodern Praxis of Organizational Discourse”

    David M. Boje, Robert P. Gephart Jr. & Tojo Joseph Thatchenkery

    Found in: Postmodern Management and Organization Theory

    A theory of stakeholder enabling: Giving voice to an emerging postmodern praxis of organizational discourse In this chapter, we offer a postmodern theory of stakeholder enabling to help resolve the problematic nature of modern theories of stakeholder management. Mod...
  11. Ch. 18: Entrepreneurial Alliances and Networks

    Ch. 18: Entrepreneurial Alliances and Networks

    Oded Shenkar & Jeffrey J. Reuer

    Found in: Handbook of Strategic Alliances

    Entrepreneurial alliances and networks Increasing amounts of research at the interface of entrepreneurship and strategy is being completed (Hitt, Ireland, Camp, & Sexton, 2001; Meyer, Neck, & Meeks, 2002, Michael, Storey, & Thomas, 2002). Yet debate contin...
  12. Ch. 8: “Micro-OB and the Network Organization”

    Ch. 8: “Micro-OB and the Network Organization”

    Roderick Kramer & Tom Tyler

    Found in: Trust in Organizations: Frontiers of Theory and Research

    Micro-OB and the network organization Untermyer : Is not commercial credit based primarily upon money or property? Morgan: No, sir, the first thing is character. Untermyer: Before money or property? Morgan: Before money or anything else. Mone...
  13. Ch. 5: Trust in Management: An Interpersonal Perspective

    Ch. 5: Trust in Management: An Interpersonal Perspective

    Julian Barling & Cary L. Cooper

    Found in: The SAGE Handbook of Organizational Behavior: Volume I - Micro Approaches

    Trust in management: An interpersonal perspective The construct of trust has long been a central feature of theories of co-operation and collective action (Deutsch, 1962). In the organizational sciences, the relevance of trust to both theory and practice has arguab...
  14. Social Exchange Theory

    Social Exchange Theory

    Eric H. Kessler

    Found in: Encyclopedia of Management Theory

    Social exchange theory is an old and venerable framework for understanding human social behavior. For decades, this theory has been explored by anthropologists, sociologists, and social psychologists, as well as being extensively applied to management theory. This long tradit...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452276090.n223

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