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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


Introduction

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/9780195380019.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents an overview of mobbing in workplaces, schools, and other organizations, and it situates mobbing within a historical context while distinguishing it from bullying. Unlike ... More


Organizational Dynamics

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/9780195380019.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter is the first of three addressing how mobbing develops and its causes. In this chapter, four different theoretical models arising from multiple disciplines are analyzed for their ... More


Understanding Organizational Support Systems

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/9780195380019.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In this chapter, through the lens of organizational dynamics, how organizations tend to view and respond to the concerns and expectations of their employees or students is examined. The continuum of ... More


Fostering Innovation in Organizations and Creating Innovative Organizations: A Synthesis of Empirical Research

JACK ROTHMAN and JOANN DAMRON-RODRIGUEZ

in Innovations in Practice and Service Delivery Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195111552
eISBN:
9780199865734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111552.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses innovation from an organizational perspective. It identifies seven organizational factors associated with innovation: external relationships and funding, goals, organizational ... More


Uncertainty and Control in Russia

Jacob N. Shapiro

in The Terrorist's Dilemma: Managing Violent Covert Organizations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157214
eISBN:
9781400848645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157214.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter analyzes the organization of pre-Revolutionary Russian terrorist groups in the 1880s and 1900s. Understanding these groups is useful in many ways. First, and most important, many of the ... More


Global Location Behavior and Organizational Dynamics of Japanese Electronics Firms and Their Impact on Regional Economies *

Masahisa Fujita and Ryoichi Ishii

in The Dynamic Firm: The Role of Technology, Strategy, Organization, and Regions

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296041
eISBN:
9780191596070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296045.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Building on the experience of nine Japanese electronics firms after World War II, the authors look at the explanatory contribution of selective factor disadvantages operating at the country level ... More


It Starts with a Dream

Sandra L. Bloom and Brian Farragher

in Restoring Sanctuary: A New Operating System for Trauma-Informed Systems of Care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199796366
eISBN:
9780199332632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796366.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book is the third part of a trilogy that explores what it means for people to come together and create organizations within which traumatized clients are given opportunities to heal. This ... More


Advocating Alzheimer’s: Biomedical Structures and Social Movements

Renée L. Beard

in Living with Alzheimer's: Managing Memory Loss, Identity, and Illness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479800117
eISBN:
9781479855377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800117.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Based on observation at academic conferences and interviews with staff at the American Alzheimer’s Association, this chapter is an organizational analysis examining the inherent tensions of serving ... More


Research Sponsors and the Culture of Risk

Sydney A. Halpern

in Lesser Harms: The Morality of Risk in Medical Research

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226314518
eISBN:
9780226314532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314532.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In the field of vaccine testing, organizational support for human trials was quite common in the United States, even as early as the 1930s. A diverse array of agencies provided resources for the ... More


Negotiating Novelty: How Cultural Psychology Looks at Organizational Dynamics

Jaan Valsiner

in The Emergence of Novelty in Organizations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198728313
eISBN:
9780191795275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728313.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Cultural psychology is a new area of general psychology that brings together developmental and social psychologies with cultural anthropology and history. It emerged at the intersection of ... More


Performance Data Breaks: Breaking the Mould and Burying the Evidence

Christopher Hood and Ruth Dixon

in A Government that Worked Better and Cost Less?: Evaluating Three Decades of Reform and Change in UK Central Government

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199687022
eISBN:
9780191766930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687022.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the data that documents government performance over time, showing that despite the rhetorical emphasis placed on the desirability of evidence-based policy and management, the ... More


Revisiting the History of the Egyptian Army

Tewfik Aclimandos

in Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is a major contribution to reshaping one's perspective on a topic of tremendous importance to both the monarchical era and Egypt's post-1952 years. The 1936 military reforms facilitated ... More


Advocating across Borders: Consular Strategies for Protecting Mexican Immigrant Workers

Shannon Gleeson

in Conflicting Commitments: The Politics of Enforcing Immigrant Worker Rights in San Jose and Houston

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451218
eISBN:
9780801465772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451218.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter evaluates how the Mexican consulate leverages its diplomatic power to advance the rights of its nationals in the United States. Though emigrant advocacy has an established tradition in ... More


Introduction: Beyond Territoriality

Jonah Steinberg

in Ismaʿili Modern: Globalization and Identity in a Muslim Community

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834077
eISBN:
9781469603728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899458_steinberg.5
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book begins with a discussion of the organizational dynamics of the Isma'ili Muslim community, which raise important questions about the nature of citizenship and political identity at this ... More


Building Capacity in a Tin Can: A Short History of the Seminole Tribe of Florida Tribal Historic Preservation Office

Paul N. Backhouse

in We Come for Good: Archaeology and Tribal Historic Preservation at the Seminole Tribe of Florida

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813062280
eISBN:
9780813051970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062280.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Institutional histories are often rarely considered when measuring the performance of an organization. This is largely because the metrics that are used to measure performance are derived from the ... More


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