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This edited volume in the SIOP Frontiers series will be one of the first to look at the psychological factors behind politics and power in organizations. Noted contributors are from schools of management, psychology, sociology and political science. They 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 2 provides an integration of the organizational politics with important organizational behavior constructs and/or areas of inquiry, such as the chapter by Lisa Leslie and Michele Gelfand in which they discuss the implications of cross-cultural politics on expatriates and within cross-national mergers. Part 3 focuses on individual differences and organizational politics focusing on the nature of political relationships.

About Gerald R. Ferris

Gerald R. Ferris is the Francis Eppes Professor of Management and Professor of Psychology at Florida State University. Ferris received a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Ferris is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and the American Psychological Society. He has research interests in the areas of social and political influence in organizations, the nature and consequences of personal reputation in organizations, the underlying dimensions and characterization of work relationships, and particularly how politics, reputation, and work relationships play key roles in human resources management practices. Ferris is the author of numerous articles published in such scholarly journals as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personnel Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, and Academy of Management Review. He founded, and served as editor of, the annual series, Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management from its origin in 1981 until 2003. Ferris has authored or edited a number of books including Political Skill at Work, Handbook of Human Resource Management, Strategy and Human Resources Management, and Method

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Author : Gerald R. Ferris
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 01 December 2011
ISBN : 0415882133
EAN : 9780415882132
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 656 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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