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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


Causes and Consequences of the Psychological Contract

David E. Guest and Michael Clinton

in Employment Contracts, Psychological Contracts, and Employee Well-Being: An International Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542697
eISBN:
9780191715389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542697.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

The main exploration of the impact of the psychological contract is reported in this chapter. It outlines the determinants of the psychological contract, taking into account factors at the ... More


Management in practice: Overview of classic studies on managerial work

Stefan Tengblad and Ola Edvin Vie

in The Work of Managers: Towards a Practice Theory of Management

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639724
eISBN:
9780191738661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639724.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The chapter reviews the influential Management and Work Behaviour (MWB) research of the past sixty years (a review of twenty-one studies, beginning with Carlson’s Executive Behaviour, 1951, and ... More


Social Welfare Policy, Living Standards, and Self-Help, 1861–1908

George R. Boyer

in The Winding Road to the Welfare State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691178738
eISBN:
9780691183992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178738.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the Crusade Against Outrelief and its effects on working-class behavior. The increased use of the workhouse caused a sharp decline in the share of the population receiving poor ... More


Work, Career, and Sexual Orientation

Jonathan J. Mohr and Ruth E. Fassinger

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the link between sexual orientation and issues of work and career. It begins in the first section by outlining broad contextual issues (societal and organizational) that provide ... More


Passion for Work and Interpersonal Relationships

Ide Katrine Birkeland

in Passion for Work: Theory, Reseach, and Applications

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190648626
eISBN:
9780190648657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190648626.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on how passion for work influences the interpersonal relationships the employee forms both at work and outside work. It reviews the research and theoretical underpinnings for why ... More


Can State Policies Produce Equality in Housework?

Shirley Dex

in Dividing the Domestic: Men, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter considers whether it is possible to devise effective state policies to achieve equality in household labor between men and women. It begins by examining the types of policy interventions ... More


Born to Be Deviant?: An Examination of the Relationship between Workplace Deviance and Employee Personality

Christine A. Henle and Michael A. Gross

in Deviant and Criminal Behavior in the Workplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722602
eISBN:
9780814722626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722602.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter proposes a model of workplace deviance in which the employees' personality determines whether they will engage in deviant work behaviors directed at the organization (organizational ... More


Character Traits in the Workplace: A Three-Month Diary Study of Moral and Immoral Organizational Behaviors

Taya R. Cohen and A. T. Panter

in Character: New Directions from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190204600
eISBN:
9780190204624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190204600.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Chapter 6 reports on the findings of the Work Experiences and Character Traits (WECT) project, and into how moral character, personality, emotions, and treatment by managers and coworkers affect how ... More


Implications for Employee Proactivity Research

Chia-Huei Wu

in Employee Proactivity in Organizations: An Attachment Perspective

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529200577
eISBN:
9781529200584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200577.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The aim of this chapter is to highlight implications of the proposed model and propositions in Chapter 4 and 5 for employee proactivity research. The chapter firstly discusses how attachment theory ... More


Youth Smoking in the United States: Evidence and Implications

Jonathan Gruber and Jonathan Zinman

in Risky Behavior among Youths: An Economic Analysis

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310138
eISBN:
9780226309972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309972.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

One of the most striking trends in the behavior of youths in the United States during the 1990s has been the increased incidence of smoking. After steadily declining over the previous fifteen years, ... More


Research Findings in the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226903064
eISBN:
9780226903088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903088.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

The baby boom generation's entry into old age has led to an unprecedented increase in the elderly population. The social and economic effects of this shift are significant, and in this book, a group ... More


Employee Proactivity in Organizations: An Attachment Perspective

Chia-Huei Wu

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529200577
eISBN:
9781529200584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200577.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

What makes some people more likely to initiate positive change within their organizations? Why some employees are more proactive than others? Can this behavior be influenced by management? What ... More


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