As a collection, this year's set of essays provides a healthy advance for the field of organizational behavior. They are examples of serious scholarship that extend and challenge our current thinking about organizations and the behavior of its participants. Many of these chapters will take their place among the best presented by the Research in Organizational Behavior series.
. Revisiting the Meaning of Leadership
. When and How Team Leaders Matter
. Normal Act of Irrational Trust: Motivated Attributions and the Trust Development Process
. Gender Stereotypes and Negotiation Performance: An Examination of
Theory and Research
. Third-Party Reactions to Employee (Mis)treatment: A Justice Perspective
. Subgroup Dynamics in Internationally Distributed Teams: Ethnocentrism or Cross-National Learning?
. Protestant Relational Ideology: The Cognitive Underpinnings and Organizational Implications of an American Anomaly
. Isomorphism In Reverse: Institutional Theory as an Explanation For Recent Increases in Intraindustry Heterogeneity and Managerial Discretion
. The Red Queen: History-Dependent Competition Among Organizations
Ethnocentrism or Cross-National Learning?; Protestant Relational Ideology: The Cognitive Underpinnings and Organizational Implications of an American Anomaly; Isomorphism In Reverse: Institutional Theory as an Explanation For Recent Increases in Intraindustry Heterogeneity and Managerial Discretion; The Red Queen: History-Dependent Competition Among Organizations.
Barry M. Staw is the Lorraine T. Mitchell Professor of Leadership and Communication at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. He received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University and has previously served on the faculties at the University of Illinois, Northwestern, Iowa, and UCLA. He is the author of more than 60 academic articles and has edited several hooks on organizational behavior. He has served on the editorial boards of most major journals in the fields of organizational behavior and applied psychology, and is founder and co-editor of the annual series, "Research in Organizational Behavior." Professor Staw's current research interests include the relationship of affect and emotion to work performance, the escalation of commitment, organizational innovation, and the linkage of psychological processes to organizational strategy. He recently received the Academy of Management's Scholarly Contributions Award in recognition of his career achievements in research.
Kramer, Roderick M