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All Edge: Inside the New Workplace Networks

Clay Spinuzzi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226236964
eISBN:
9780226237015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237015.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The way we work is changing. New information and communication technologies (ICTs) have enabled new forms of work organization—necessitating new ways to communicate, coordinate, and collaborate on ... More


Language and Communication at Work: Discourse, Narrativity, and Organizing

François Cooren, Eero Vaara, Ann Langley, and Haridimos Tsoukas (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198703082
eISBN:
9780191772443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703082.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This volume originates from the Fourth International Symposium on Process Organization held in Kos in June 2012. For this event, conceptual and/or empirical submissions were sought that would examine ... More


Managing the Dissemination of Competences

Johan Stein and Jonas RidderstrÅle

in Knowledge Management and Organizational Competence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259281
eISBN:
9780191714306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259281.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This chapter focuses on knowledge management processes involved in the dissemination of organizational competence. It offsets rationalistic economic models that implicitly assume that people actively ... More


Networks and the Issues of ‘Excess’, the ‘Gift’, ‘Non-exchange’, and ‘Trust’ 1

Grahame F. Thompson

in Between Hierarchies and Markets: The Logic and Limits of Network Forms of Organization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198775270
eISBN:
9780191710513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775270.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter looks at the concepts of excess, gift, non-exchange, and trust that could provide the raw materials for the construction of an analytical logic that is peculiar to networks. These three ... More


Networks and the International System

Grahame F. Thompson

in Between Hierarchies and Markets: The Logic and Limits of Network Forms of Organization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198775270
eISBN:
9780191710513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775270.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter extends the analysis of networks explicitly to the international sphere by addressing the whole area of information and communications technology (ICT) and networks and particularly how ... More


The Arts of Leadership

Keith Grint

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244898
eISBN:
9780191697401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244898.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Leadership is still much discussed, studied, and sought after, even though we now live in supposedly more democratic times with flatter organizations and empowered employees. But how can we best ... More


A Process for Design

DAVID A. NADLER, michael l. tushman, and mark b. nadler

in Competing by Design: The Power of Organizational Architecture

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195099171
eISBN:
9780199854868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099171.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The managers of the Hospitals and Health Plan (H/HP) operation under Kaiser Permanente's Northern California Region gave much attention to issues regarding the changing market forces and increasing ... More


The Communication of Risk: Information about Health and Safety

Bridget M. Hutter

in Regulation and Risk: Occupational Health and Safety on the Railways

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242504
eISBN:
9780191697128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242504.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This chapter considers the sources of information available to British Railways (BR) staff as well as health and safety training courses and different types of information. Most BR employees were ... More


Introduction: The Arts of Leadership

KEITH KEITH

in The Arts of Leadership

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244898
eISBN:
9780191697401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244898.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter discusses four approaches in understanding leadership—trait approaches, contingency approaches, situational approaches, and the constitutive approaches. It defines leadership as an art, ... More


Why Do Workers Do what they Do? Evidence of High Commitment

Rick Delbridge

in Life on the Line in Contemporary Manufacturing: The Workplace Experience of Lean Production and the `Japanese' Model

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292333
eISBN:
9780191684906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292333.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter explores some of the reasons for workers doing what they do, in order to explain why the situations at the plants are as they are. This chapter disaggregates some of the key dynamics in ... More


Innovation versus Going South: A Strategic Challenge for Capitalism in the Early Twenty-First Century

Andrew Tylecote

in Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199694761
eISBN:
9780191741289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694761.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter argues that major firms, and financial systems, in developed economies, face a broad strategic choice — between ‘innovation’ and ‘relocation’ or ‘going South’. The latter is currently ... More


ATLAS and e-Science

Hans F. Hoffmann, Markus Nordberg, and Max Boisot

in Collisions and Collaboration: The Organization of Learning in the ATLAS Experiment at the LHC

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199567928
eISBN:
9780191728945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567928.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

This chapter describes the contribution that the ATLAS Collaboration is making to the emerging cultures and practices of e-science. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have played a ... More


Intersubjectivist Theory and Leadership

Mick Fryer

in Ethics and Organizational Leadership: Developing a Normative Model

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590186
eISBN:
9780191724947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590186.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter describes Jürgen Habermas' approach to intersubjectivism, presenting his theories of communicative action and discourse ethics as a response to his own earlier call for a form of ... More


Identifying Three Ideal Types

Mick Fryer

in Ethics and Organizational Leadership: Developing a Normative Model

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590186
eISBN:
9780191724947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590186.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter draws on empirical data to illustrate three ideal-type ways of thinking about an organizational leader's role in relation to ethics: those of the Company Advocate, the Moral Crusader, ... More


Becoming All Edge

Clay Spinuzzi

in All Edge: Inside the New Workplace Networks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226236964
eISBN:
9780226237015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237015.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The way we work is changing because new information and communication technologies (ICTs) provide new ways to communicate, coordinate, and collaborate. This introductory chapter discusses these ... More


Materiality and Organizing: Social Interaction in a Technological World

Paul M. Leonardi, Bonnie A. Nardi, and Jannis Kallinikos (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664054
eISBN:
9780191745423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664054.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The book is a collective meditation on the role of materiality in social affairs. The recent and growing interest in the concept of “materiality” certainly has diverse origins. Yet, it is closely ... More


Why Matter Always Matters in (Organizational) Communication

François Cooren, Gail Fairhurst, and Romain Huët

in Materiality and Organizing: Social Interaction in a Technological World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664054
eISBN:
9780191745423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664054.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The so-called “linguistic turn” purportedly has allowed scholars to demonstrate why it seems so important to focus on language, discourse, and social interaction when studying organizational ... More


Consultation at Work: Competing Agendas, Differing Expectations

Mark Hall and John Purcell

in Consultation at Work: Regulation and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199605460
eISBN:
9780191746062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605460.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

The different meanings of collective consultation between senior managers and employee representatives are explored. Historical analysis shows early examples of consultation used as a substitute for ... More


The Dynamics of Consultation

Mark Hall and John Purcell

in Consultation at Work: Regulation and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199605460
eISBN:
9780191746062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605460.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Consultative committees have to grow into effectiveness, or they fail to reach their potential. Research evidence shows that some become active while others are restricted to a narrower role in ... More


A Busy Decade: Lessons Learned from Crisis Planning and Response from 1999 to 2009

Michael Berkowitz

in Learning From the Global Financial Crisis: Creatively, Reliably, and Sustainably

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770095
eISBN:
9780804778640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770095.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter presents an account of the lessons that have been learned from the past decade of practice in the field of crisis management. This discipline, which in organizational contexts often ... More


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