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Positive Organizational Scholarship Foundations of a New Discipline

ISBN-10: 1576752321

ISBN-13: 9781576752326

Edition: 2003

Authors: Kim S. Cameron, Jane E. Dutton, Robert E. Quinn

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The contributors examine a variety of positive dynamics in organizations that give rise to extraordinary outcomes. This volume will serve as a reference for anyone interested in understanding exceptional, virtuous, life-giving, & flourishing individual & organizational behaviour.
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/10/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Jane E. Dutton is the Robert L. Kahn Distinguished University Professor of Business Administration and Psychology at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan.

Robert E. Quinn (Ann Arbor, MI) is a professor at the University of Michigan and an expert on organizational behavior and human resource management issues. His books include Beyond Rational Management, Becoming a Master Manager, and Deep Change.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Foundations of Positive Organizational Scholarship
Positive Organizational Studies: Lessons from Positive Psychology
Virtuous Processes, Strengths, and Positive Organizing
Virtues and Organizations
Organizational Virtuousness and Performance
Positive Organizing and Organizational Tragedy
Acts of Gratitude in Organizations
Organizing for Resilience
Investing in Strengths
Transcendent Behavior
Courageous Principled Action
Upward Spirals and Positive Change
Positive Emotions and Upward Spirals in Organizations
Positive and Negative Emotions in Organizations
New Knowledge Creation in Organizations
Positive Deviance and Extraordinary Organizing
Toward a Theory of Positive Organizational Change
Authentic Leadership Development
Positive Meanings and Positive Connections
The Power of High-Quality Connections
A Theory of Relational Coordination
Finding Positive Meaning in Work
Fostering Meaningfulness in Working and at Work
Positive Organizational Network Analysis and Energizing Relationships
Empowerment and Cascading Vitality
Conclusion
Developing a Discipline of Positive Organizational Scholarship
References
Index
About the Contributors