Politics in organizations: theory and research considerations - New York Routledge 2011 - xxxiii, 621 p. - SIOP organizational frontiers series .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

This edited volume in the SIOP Frontiers series is one of the first to look at the psychological factors behind politics and power in organizations. Noted contributors from schools of management, psychology, sociology and political science look at the theory, research, methodology and ethical issues related to organizational politics and climates. The book is divided into three parts: Part 1 looks at the historical evolution of the field; Part 2integratesorganizational politics with important organizational behavior constructs and/or areas of inquiry,for example in the chapter by Lisa Leslie and Michele Gelfand which discusses the implications of cross-cultural politics on expatriates and within cross-national mergers; and Part 3 focuses on individual differences and organizational politics, focusing on the nature of political relationships.


Social science
Office politics
Organizational behavior
Corporate culture

302.35 / P6

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