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Status in management and organizations

Author: Jone L Pearce
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series: Cambridge companions to management.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"People go to extraordinary lengths to gain and defend their status. Those with higher status are listened to more, receive more deference from others, and are perceived as having more power. People with higher status also tend to have better health and longevity. In short, status matters. Despite the importance of status, particularly in the workplace, it has received comparatively little attention from management  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jone L Pearce
ISBN: 9780521115452 0521115450 9780521132961 0521132967
OCLC Number: 656850568
Description: xx, 353 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the power of status / Jone L. Pearce --
Part I. How Status Differences are Legitimated: Divergence in status evaluation: theoretical implications for a social construction view of status building / Bilian Ni Sullivan and Daniel Stewart; Maintaining but also changing hierarchies: what social dominance theory has to say / James O'Brien and Joerg Dietz --
Part II. The Influence of Status on Markets: The importance of status in markets: a market identity perspective / Michael Jensen, Bo Kyung Kim and Heeyon Kim; On the need to extend tournament theory through insights from status research / Michael Nippa --
Part III. The Role of Status in New Industries and Ventures: The cultural context of status: generating important knowledge in nanotechnology / Tyler Wry, Michael Lounsbury and Royston Greenwood; Venture launch and growth as a status-building process / M. Kim Saxton and Todd Saxton --
Part IV. When Ascriptive Status Trumps Achieved Status in Teams: Status cues and expertise assessment in groups: how group members size one another up ... and why it matters / J. Stuart Bunderson and Michelle A. Barton; The malleability of race in organizational teams: a theory of racial status activation / Melissa C. Thomas-Hunt and Katherine W. Phillips --
Part V. Status in the Workplace: Organizational justice and status: theoretical perspectives and promising directions / Jerald Greenberg and Deshani B. Ganegoda; Resolving conflicts between status and distinctiveness in individual identity: a framework of multiple identity displays / Kimberly D. Elsbach --
Part VI. Developing Status and Management Knowledge: The value of status in management and organization research: a theoretical integration / Jone L. Pearce.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to management.
Responsibility: edited by Jone L. Pearce.
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It is only relatively recently that management scholars have turned their attention to the powerful role that social status plays in organizations. This book brings together this important work,  Read more...


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