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 Religious Ritual and Organizational Dynamics

James K. Wellman Jr.

in Evangelical vs. Liberal: The Clash of Christian Cultures in the Pacific Northwest

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195300116
eISBN:
9780199868742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300116.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Ritual activity and organizational dynamics are habits of practice embodying the ways groups and individuals function, pray, organize, and interact, including their participation on the Web. ... More


Group Dynamics

Miriam Erez

in Culture, Self-Identity, and Work

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075809
eISBN:
9780199854912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075809.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Examined here are the various elements and purposes of group dynamics that contribute to the establishment and development of different cultures. The discussion begins with an introduction to the ... More


The Supreme Court, Social Psychology, and Group Formation

Neal Devins and Will Federspiel

in The Psychology of Judicial Decision Making

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195367584
eISBN:
9780199776917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367584.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The Justices of the Supreme Court function not just as individuals but also as members of a group. Political science models of Supreme Court decision making, however, focus on the legal and policy ... More


Group, Leadership, and Individual Antecedents of Mobbing

Maureen Duffy and Len Sperry

in Mobbing: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195380019
eISBN:
9780199932764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380019.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter builds on the perspective of the previous one and incorporates a discussion of how individual and group dynamics interact with organizational dynamics in the development of the social ... More


Mobbing: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions

Maureen Duffy and Len Sperry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195380019
eISBN:
9780199932764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380019.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book is about mobbing—a form of interpersonal abuse that occurs in all of the major institutions and organizations of human life—school, work, religious organizations, the legal system, and in ... More


Understanding and Defining Mobbing

Maureen Duffy and Len Sperry

in Mobbing: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195380019
eISBN:
9780199932764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380019.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides comprehensive definitions for both school mobbing and workplace mobbing and distinguishes “mobbing” from the more commonly used term “bullying.” A conceptual framework for ... More


Strategies for Powerlaw Marketplaces

Mia de Kuijper

in Profit Power Economics: A New Competitive Strategy for Creating Sustainable Wealth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195171631
eISBN:
9780199871353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171631.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Interdependent decision making—which results from the emergence of perfect information—will cause new market dynamics. The theory of general equilibrium will have to be replaced by theories that ... More


Situational Social Influence

Donald Palmer

in Normal Organizational Wrongdoing: A Critical Analysis of Theories of Misconduct in and by Organizations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199573592
eISBN:
9780191738715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573592.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter presents the situational social influence explanation of organizational wrongdoing. This explanation is the second of five alternative accounts of wrongdoing considered in the book. It ... More


The Diversity Paradox: Parties, Legislatures, and the Organizational Foundations of Representation in America

Kristin Kanthak and George Krause

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891726
eISBN:
9780199933433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891726.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

“From the Iraqi Parliament to the U.S. House of Representatives, policymakers and scholars alike have long argued that it is critical that the composition of elected assemblies represent the ... More


The Group as Mentor: Social Capital and the Systems Model of Creativity

Charles Hooker, Jeanne Nakamura, and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

in Group Creativity: Innovation through Collaboration

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195147308
eISBN:
9780199893720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147308.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Studies suggest that group dynamics and social networks are integral components of optimal mentoring practices. This chapter analyzes the mentoring process in a space science laboratory. Although ... More


Collective Solidarity

Peter Turchin

in Historical Dynamics: Why States Rise and Fall

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691180779
eISBN:
9781400889310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180779.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter discusses the dynamics underlying collective solidarity, building the theory by inferring group dynamics from interactions between individuals and polity dynamics from interactions ... More


The Performer

Andreas C. Lehmann, John A. Sloboda, and Robert H. Woody

in Psychology for Musicians: Understanding and Acquiring the Skills

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195146103
eISBN:
9780199851164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146103.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter augments the musical skills identified in the previous chapters—which are individual and personal—and provides insights into how a musician can become a more accomplished performer, ... More


The World in a Machine: Origins and Impacts of Early Computerized Global Systems Models

Paul N. Edwards

in Systems, Experts, and Computers: The Systems Approach in Management and Engineering, World War II and After

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262082853
eISBN:
9780262275873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262082853.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter explores the origins of two types of simulation models, namely numerical models of weather and climate, and world-dynamics models that are offshoots of a general method known as “system ... More


Elite Strategies, Local Networks

Christopher C. Fennell

in Broken Chains and Subverted Plans: Ethnicity, Race, and Commodities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062457
eISBN:
9780813053240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062457.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

“Elite Strategies, Local Networks” outlines analytic frameworks for studying the clash of development strategies and local social networks. Fennell starts by laying out definitions of ethnic groups ... More


Designing And Conducting Focus Group Research

Monique M. Hennink

in Understanding Focus Group Discussions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199856169
eISBN:
9780190256111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199856169.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter provides guidance on planning and conducting focus group discussions. It describes tasks in preparing for focus group research, such as training the field team, recruiting participants, ... More


Encountering Community

Shaul Kelner

in Tours That Bind: Diaspora, Pilgrimage, and Israeli Birthright Tourism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748169
eISBN:
9780814749180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748169.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at the individual traveler as a member of the tour group. It outlines the ways that tour sponsors mobilize the small-group dynamics of the community of tourists both as a ... More


Poor Decisions About Security

Bruce Schneier and Deric Miller

in Comparative Decision Making

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199856800
eISBN:
9780199301508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856800.003.0032
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter considers security issues. It begins with rational choice theory, a cost-benefit framework for balancing the trade-offs associated with security. The fast and intuitive system 1 from ... More


Principal–Agent Problems in Militant Groups

Max Abrahms

in Rules for Rebels: The Science of Victory in Militant History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198811558
eISBN:
9780191848438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811558.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Militant leaders must not only understand the folly of terrorism, but prevent members from carrying it out. Members are known to harm civilians even when their leaders oppose this targeting practice. ... More


Facilitating learning in small groups: interpersonal dynamics and task dimensions

Andrea Creech and Susan Hallam

in Musicians in the Making: Pathways to Creative Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199346677
eISBN:
9780199346707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199346677.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Musical ensemble performance is an inherently social activity, offering a rich context for fostering deep learning. Yet, musicians need to be supported in developing the skills that underpin ... More


What Is Group Psychology?: Adaptations for Mapping Shared Intentional Stances

David Pietraszewski

in Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890712
eISBN:
9780199332779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890712.003.0046
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Many important phenomena in social and developmental psychology can be understood as manifestations of a common set of cognitive structures: a coalitional psychology. The functions of this coalition ... More


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