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Culture, Self-Identity, and Work

Miriam Erez and P. Christopher Earley

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075809
eISBN:
9780199854912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075809.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The focus of this book is the development and application of a middle-range theory of culture, self-identity, and work behaviour. According to the authors' self-representative theory, three ... More


Self Work in Management and Organizational Research

Thomas B. Lawrence and Nelson Phillips

in Constructing Organizational Life: How Social-Symbolic Work Shapes Selves, Organizations, and Institutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198840022
eISBN:
9780191875632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840022.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The study of self work is one of the oldest and most developed areas of management and organizational research that focuses on social-symbolic work. This chapter reviews three literatures on self ... More


Self Work

Thomas B. Lawrence and Nelson Phillips

in Constructing Organizational Life: How Social-Symbolic Work Shapes Selves, Organizations, and Institutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198840022
eISBN:
9780191875632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840022.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Self work represents the purposeful, reflexive efforts of individuals, collective actors, and networks of individual and collective actors to shape their own selves and those of others. This chapter ... More


Theoretical Opportunities in the Study of Social-Symbolic Work

Thomas B. Lawrence and Nelson Phillips

in Constructing Organizational Life: How Social-Symbolic Work Shapes Selves, Organizations, and Institutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198840022
eISBN:
9780191875632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840022.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter builds on the discussions in previous chapters that focused on specific forms of social-symbolic work to explore two main sets of theoretical opportunities that arise from the ... More


How to Steer Your Career?: A Proactive Approach to Career Pathways

Jessie Koen and Roy B. L. Sijbom

in Career Pathways: From School to Retirement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190907785
eISBN:
9780190095475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907785.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Today’s world of work is rapidly changing. The on-demand economy is on the rise, the number of temporary contracts is increasing, major industries are being disrupted by the latest wave of digital ... More


When Does Our Autobiographical Self Begin?

Qi Wang

in The Autobiographical Self in Time and Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199737833
eISBN:
9780199345014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737833.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter traces the developmental origins of the autobiographical self from a cross-cultural perspective. It examines the long-standing puzzle of childhood amnesia, arguing that culture plays a ... More


Self-Managed Work, Social Protection, and Community Development: The Case of the Ust Cooperative (Argentina)

Gonzalo Vázquez

in Securing Livelihoods: Informal Economy Practices and Institutions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199687015
eISBN:
9780191766916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687015.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses from a substantive economy perspective, the economic rationality of a self-managed workers’ enterprise—the UST cooperative on the periphery of Buenos Aires. It emerged in 2004 ... More


Fashioning the Paribadi: Indirection and Spaces of the Personal

Gregory M. Simon

in Caged in on the Outside: Moral Subjectivity, Selfhood, and Islam in Minangkabau, Indonesia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838300
eISBN:
9780824868413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838300.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In publicly obscuring potentially disruptive or troubling individual emotions, thoughts, and desires, Minangkabau people not only work to realize social integration, but also to create and protect ... More


New Evidence on Performance-Related Pay

Martin J. Conyon, Nuno Fernandes, Miguel A. Ferreira, Matos Pedro, and Kevin J. Murphy

in Executive Remuneration and Employee Performance-Related Pay: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669806
eISBN:
9780191749407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669806.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The authors present three ‘case studies’ in personnel economics which use company-specific data. Each study pays particular attention to the internal features that govern the organization of work, as ... More


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