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Contexts and Consequences

Three Volume Set
Edited by:

March 2005 | 1 480 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Work has been changing. One reason it has been changing is that the contexts of work have been changing. Macroeconomic and societal conditions place limitations and expectations on what work should do; technologies alter what is possible; relations between employers and employees become more or less amicable. As work has changed, its consequences have also changed.

Work brings together the most important and influential articles in the field which cover the long-term trends of the contexts and consequences of work at the beginning of the new millenium. The volumes span diverse topics and methodologies.

The editors have scanned decades of literature to pick nearly 60 exemplars of excellent research and scholarship on work. These offer insight into recent changes in the contexts of work, while also being extremely valuable as suggestions about how research might fruitfully go forward.

The articles are arranged in two categories, each of which has several subtopics: articles in "Contexts of Work" look mainly at the situations in which work takes place, and articles on "Consequences of Work" ask what fruits come from work. Of course, these categories are inter-linked: the consequences of work depend on the contexts of work, and conversely, feedback paths make the contexts of work depend on the consequences of work. The Editors provide a clear path through these sections, enabling the reader to achieve a coherent understanding of what Work has come to be, and where it may be going.

The SAGE Library in Business and Management is a first-class series of major works that brings together the most influential and field-defining articles, both classical and contemporary, in a number of key areas of research and inquiry in Business and Management.

Each multi-volume set represents a collection of the essential published works collated from the foremost publications in the field by an Editor or Editorial Team of renowned international stature. They include a full introduction, presenting a rationale for the selection and mapping out the discipline's past, present and likely future.

This series is designed to be a 'gold standard' for university libraries throughout the world with a programme or interest in Business and Management Studies.

George Psacharopoulos
Returns to Education
A Further International Update and Implications

J Stewart Black and Mark Mendenhall
Cross-Cultural Training Effectiveness
A Review and a Theoretical Framework for Future Research

P Christopher Earley
Self or Group? Cultural Effects of Training on Self-Efficacy and Performance
Paul S Goodman and Eric D Darr
Computer-Aided Systems and Communities
Mechanisms for Organizational Learning in Distributed Environments

William H Starbuck
Learning by Knowledge-Intensive Firms
Denis M Rousseau
Changing the Deal while Keeping the People
Anne S Tsui et al
Alternative Approaches to the Employee-Organization Relationship
Does Investment in Employees Pay off?

Jiing-Lih Farh, P Christopher Earley and Shu-Chi Lin
Impetus for Action
A Cultural Analysis of Justice and Organizational Citizenship Behavior in Chinese Society

Doo-Seung Hong
Dynamics of Asian Workplaces
Stephen Nickell
Unemployment and Labor-Market Rigidities
Europe versus North-America

Thomas P Murtha, Stefanie Ann Lenway and Richard P Bagozzi
Global Mind-Sets and Cognitive Shift in a Complex Multinational Corporation
Robert E Hall and Charles I Jones
Why Do Some Countries Produce So Much More Output per Worker Than Others?
John W Meyer
Sources and Effects on National States and Societies

Bruce Kogut and Anca Metiu
Open-Source Software Development and Distributed Innovation
Mauro F Guill[ac]en
Is Globalization Civilizing, Destructive or Feeble? A Critique of Five Key Debates in the Social Science Literature
Debra Meyerson and Joanne Martin
Cultural Change
An Integration of Three Different Views

John Van Maanen
The Smile Factory
Work at Disneyland

Charles A O'Reilly III, Jennifer A Chatman and David F Caldwell
People and Organizational Culture
A Profile Comparison Approach to Assessing Person-Organization Fit

Geert Hofstede
Cultural Constraints in Management Theories
Jennifer A Chatman et al
Being Different yet Feeling Similar
The Influence of Demographic Composition and Organizational Culture on Work Processes and Outcomes

Benjamin Schneider and D Brent Smith
Personality and Organizations
A Test of the Homogeneity of Personality Hypothesis

Joel Brockner et al
Culture and Procedural Fairness
When the Effects of What You Do Depend on How You Do It

William H Starbuck
Organizations as Action Generators
Donald C Hambrick and Phyllis A Mason
Upper Echelons
The Organization as a Reflection of Its Top Managers

Ikujiro Nonaka
A Dynamic Theory of Organizational Knowledge Creation
Harimodos Tsoukas
The Firm as a Distributed Knowledge System
A Constructionist Approach

Shona L Brown and Kathleen M Eisenhardt
The Art of Continuous Change
Linking Complexity Theory and Time-Paced Evolution in Relentlessly Shifting Organizations

Morten T Hansen
The Search-Transfer Problem
The Role of Weak Ties in Sharing Knowledge across Organization Subunits

Jeffrey H Dyer and Kentaro Nobeoka
Creating and Managing a High-Performance Knowledge-Sharing Network
The Toyota Case

Jing Zhou
When the Presence of Creative Co-Workers is Related to Creativity
Role of Supervisor Close Monitoring, Developmental Feedback and Creative Personality

Sara Kiesler, Jane Siegel and Timothy W McGuire
Social Psychology Aspects of Computer-Mediated Communication
Lee Sproull and Sara Kiesler
Reducing Social Context Cues
Electronic Mail in Organizational Communication

Fred D Davis
Perceived Usefulness, Perceived Ease of Use and User Acceptance of Information Technology
George P Huber
A Theory of the Effects of Advanced Information Technologies on Organizational Design, Intelligence and Decision-Making
Gerardine DeSanctis and Marshall Scott Poole
Capturing the Complexity in Advanced Technology Use
Adaptive Structuration Theory

Sumita Raghuram et al
Factors Contributing to Virtual Work Adjustment
Gail Hackett and Nancy E Betz
A Self-Efficacy Approach to the Career Development of Women
Robert W Lent and Gail Hackett
Career Self-Efficacy
Empirical Status and Future Directions

Ellen A Fagenson
The Mentor Advantage
Perceived Career-Job Experiences of Proteges versus Non-Proteges

William Whitely, Thomas W Dougherty and George F Dreher
Relationship of Career Mentoring and Socio-Economic Origin to Managers' and Professionals' Early Career Progress
Michael Burawoy and Janos Lukacs
Mythologies of Work
A Comparison of Firms in State Socialism and Advanced Capitalism

Murray R Barrick and Michael K Mount
The Five Big Personality Dimensions and Job Performance
A Meta-Analysis

Robert P Tett, Douglas N Jackson and Mitchell Rothstein
Personality Measures as Predictors of Job Performance
A Meta-Analytic Review

Jes[ac]us F Salgado
The Five-Factor Model of Personality and Job-Performance in the European Community
Akbar Zaheer, Bill McEvily and Vincenzo Perrone
Does Trust Matter? Exploring the Effects of Interorganizational and Interpersonal Trust on Performance
Putting People First for Organizational Success

Jeffrey Pfeffer and John F Veiga
Michael A Hitt et al
Direct and Moderating Effects of Human Capital on Strategy and Performance in Professional Service Firms
A Resource-Based Perspective

Rick D Hackett and Robert M Guion
A Re-Evaluation of the Absenteeism-Job Satisfaction Relationship
John L Cotton and Jeffrey M Tuttle
Employee Turnover
A Meta-Analysis and Review with Implications for Research

Timothy A Judge et al
The Job Satisfaction-Job Performance Relationship
A Qualitative and Quantitative Review

Chung-Ming Lau, David K Tse and Nan Zhou
Institutional Forces and Organizational Culture in China
Effects on Change Schemas, Firm Commitment and Job Satisfaction

A F Sanders
Towards a Model of Stress and Human Performance
Arthur P Brief et al
Should Negative Affectivity Remain an Unmeasured Variable in the Study of Job Stress?
Jeffrey R Edwards and Cary L Cooper
The Person-Environment Fit Approach to Stress
Recurring Problems and Some Suggested Solutions

Karen Danna and Ricky W Griffin
Health and Well-Being in the Workplace
A Review and Synthesis of the Literature

Kate Sparks and Cary L Cooper
Occupational Differences in the Work-Strain Relationship
Towards the Use of Situation-Specific Models

Paul E Spector et al
Locus of Control and Well-Being at Work
How Generalizable Are Western Findings?

Christina Maslach, Wilmar B Schaufeli and Michael P Leiter
Job Burnout

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