Cognition Within and Between Organizations (Paperback)

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A hot topic in organizational science in recent years has been how organizational members conceptualize and make sense of their organizational worlds. The growing interest in cognition has coincided, not accidentally, with the increasing legitimacy of a constructionist point of view among organizational scholars.

Bringing together the scholars whose work has fueled these theoretical developments, this volume covers broad ground - from cognitive coordination on the bridge of a Navy ship, to cultural belief systems in the California wine industry. Yet each contributor applies the insights of modern cognitive science to problems of sensemaking and decision-making in organizations, creating a coherent volume and marking the con

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Publisher Sage Publications (CA)
Mfg Part# 9780761901143
SKU 30602121
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0761901140
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.25L x 1T
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Editors Note Published in cooperation with the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences and its journal Organization Science One of the hottest topics in Organizational Science during the past several years has been how organizational members conceptualize and make sense of their organizational worlds. The growing interest in cognition, both within and between organizations, has coincided not accidentally, with the increasing legitimacy of a constructionist point of view among organizational scholars. Cognition Within and Between Organizations brings together the scholars whose work has fueled these theoretical developments. The topical focus of the chapters covers broad ground, from cognitive coordination on the bridge of a Navy ship to cultural belief systems in the California wine industry. Despite this variation, the contributors to this book all attempt to apply the insights of modern cognitive science to problems of sensemaking and decision making in modern organizations. This commonality creates the book's coherence while simultaneously marking the contributions as the cutting edge of cognitive research within and between organizations. This insightful volume contains contributions from some of the most well-respected researchers and professionals in Management and Organizational studies. Students in these areas will appreciate the wealth of information provided in this book.
Editors Note 1 Published in cooperation with the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences and its journal Organization Science One of the hottest topics in Organizational Science during the past several years has been how organizational members conceptualize and make sense of their organizational worlds. The growing interest in cognition, both within and between organizations, has coincided not accidentally, with the increasing legitimacy of a constructionist point of view among organizational scholars. Cognition Within and Between Organizations brings together the scholars whose work has fueled these theoretical developments. The topical focus of the chapters covers broad ground, from cognitive coordination on the bridge of a Navy ship to cultural belief systems in the California wine industry. Despite this variation, the contributors to this book all attempt to apply the insights of modern cognitive science to problems of sensemaking and decision making in modern organizations. This commonality creates the book's coherence while simultaneously marking the contributions as the cutting edge of cognitive research within and between organizations. This insightful volume contains contributions from some of the most well-respected researchers and professionals in Management and Organizational studies. Students in these areas will appreciate the wealth of information provided in this book.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0550
Publisher Sage Publications (CA)

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