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Experiencing Rare and Unusual Events Richly: The Role of Middle Managers in Animating and Guiding Organizational Interpretation

Tammy E. Beck, Donde Ashmos Plowman
2009 Organization science (Providence, R.I.)  
In this way middle managers contribute to a dynamic process of organizational interpretation in which multiple filters from throughout the organization help frame and enrich interpretations of rare and  ...  Because of their proximity to the interpretations of both strategic and front-line managers, middle managers can encourage divergence in interpretations of managers across hierarchical levels during early  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Dennis Duchon for his insightful comments and careful editing that improved the quality of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1287/orsc.1090.0451 fatcat:stjbt6atzjbqbb57byabkyv5sy

BREAKING AWAY: AN EMPIRICAL EXAMINATION OF HOW ORGANIZATIONAL IDENTITY CHANGES DURING A SPIN-OFF

KEVIN G. CORLEY
2003 Academy of Management Proceedings  
direct relationship to feelings of change overload experienced by organizational members, and a collective emotional state that arose in response to the identity ambiguity and that helped explain why  ...  top management was motivated to actively manage the iv identity ambiguity once it came to light.  ...  Individuals in a collective will seek out social information from others in the collective as to how they should feel in response to an event, especially an event that is, in any way, ambiguous (Degoey  ... 
doi:10.5465/ambpp.2003.13792531 fatcat:n3tdoacfv5fprcsx6kqjprafb4

Organized Illusions: A Behavioral Theory of Why Corporations Mislead Stock Market Investors (And Cause Other Social Harms)

Donald C. Langevoort
1997 University of Pennsylvania law review  
WEIcK, SENSEMAKING IN ORGANIZATIONS 63-82 (1995) (discussing how a corporation shapes organizational structure and behavior via the sensemaking process); James G.  ...  Gioia, Self-Serving Bias as a Seif-Sensemaking Strategy: Explicit vs. Tacit Impression Management, in IMPRESSION MANAGEMENT IN THE ORGANIZATION 219, 230-33 (Robert A.  ...  My aim here is simply to suggest that this genre of organization theory has the potential to inform a broad range of issues in civil and criminal law, where the anthropomorphic conception of the firm still  ... 
doi:10.2307/3312706 fatcat:ugezka2y4fgi5ecinjskffsnzm

Market Mediators and the Trade-offs of Legitimacy-Seeking Behaviors in a Nascent Category

Brandon H. Lee, Shon R. Hiatt, Michael Lounsbury
2017 Organization science (Providence, R.I.)  
By showing how the organization managed the associated trade-offs, this study highlights the double-edged nature of legitimacy and offers important implications for the literatures on legitimacy and new  ...  Our findings suggest that legitimacy-seeking behaviors undertaken by the standards organization diluted the initial collective identity and founding ethos of its membership.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank editor-in-chief Dan Levinthal and the anonymous reviewers for their guidance and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1287/orsc.2017.1126 fatcat:g7ryf7z5afehlb235w5l5jmvwe

Market mediators and the tradeoffs of legitimacy-seeking behaviors in a nascent category

Brandon H. Lee
2014 Academy of Management Proceedings  
By showing how the organization managed the associated tradeoffs, this study highlights the double-edged nature of legitimacy and offers important implications for the literatures on legitimacy and new  ...  Our findings suggest that legitimacy-seeking behaviors undertaken by the standards organization diluted the initial collective identity and founding ethos of its membership.  ...  Standard-setting involves converting informal and often ambiguous meanings of an entity (such as an organic food producer) into specific and formalized features and labels.  ... 
doi:10.5465/ambpp.2014.14164abstract fatcat:h3rtmfss2ba3ni7t4d5c7mvz5q

Market Mediators and the Tradeoffs of Legitimacy-Seeking Behaviors in a Nascent Category

Brandon H. Lee, Shon Hiatt, Michael Lounsbury
2014 Social Science Research Network  
By showing how the organization managed the associated tradeoffs, this study highlights the double-edged nature of legitimacy and offers important implications for the literatures on legitimacy and new  ...  Our findings suggest that legitimacy-seeking behaviors undertaken by the standards organization diluted the initial collective identity and founding ethos of its membership.  ...  Standard-setting involves converting informal and often ambiguous meanings of an entity (such as an organic food producer) into specific and formalized features and labels.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2615964 fatcat:s5yrihpisvapvc3zgplc3ywpje

The paradoxical effects of legal intervention over unethical information technology use: A rational choice theory perspective

Mohamed Hédi Charki, Emmanuel Josserand, Nabila Boukef
2017 Journal of strategic information systems  
Second, we offer an innovative take on intervention, where it is conceived as a multi-mechanism process that adapts to UITU as well as to evolutions in IT use.  ...  While the IS literature offers rich insights into the kinds, causes and consequences of unethical information technology use (UITU), we know little on the degree to which legal intervention could mitigate  ...  an ambiguity in the definition of UITUs and associated sanctions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jsis.2016.07.001 fatcat:vqxnmv6pifabhc7olojd6s3fhy

Future Design Mindful of the MoRAS

George W. Furnas
2000 Human-Computer Interaction  
Furnas is cognitive psychologist and computer scientist with an interest in information access, information visualization, graphical computing, and collaborative filtering; he is a professor in the School  ...  The paper concludes with design implications and an agenda for furthering the framework. George W.  ...  of students that have helped identify readings and case studies and discussed them in seminars.  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15327051hci1523_6 fatcat:a3prb5tgr5h23jkzyiusmlwvtu

Organizational Becoming as Dialogic Imagination of Practice: The Case of the Indomitable Gauls

Arne Carlsen
2006 Organization science (Providence, R.I.)  
The three authoring forms are discussed in relation to organizational development and adaptation.  ...  of trajectories of practice, exemplified by use of the metaphor of the "Indomitable Gauls;" and (3) a subsequent reframing instigated by discontinuous changes in dominant activity sets.  ...  Mortensen, Egil Wulff, Theo Barth, Eric Monteiro, Grete Håkonsen, Ragnhild Kvålshaugen, Reidar Gjersvik, and the many informants at the case organization for helpful comments to various previous versions  ... 
doi:10.1287/orsc.1050.0176 fatcat:yi3bfyjlj5hl5m4635k5xzshaq

DOWNSIZING IN COMMUNITY COLLEGES: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY OF SURVIVORS' PERSPECTIVES OF LEADERSHIP COMMUNICATION

Crystal B Jackson
2016 unpublished
The results of this study and studies reported in the literature also indicated that without effective communication, it is difficult for leaders to achieve and sustain widespread understanding and commitment  ...  Participants' perceptions were collected through semi-structured interviews using open-ended questions.  ...  When individuals receive information that is ambiguous, sensemaking is triggered in an attempt to produce a workable understanding of the information, which in turn decreases the ambiguity of the event  ... 
doi:10.13140/rg.2.2.34580.04480 fatcat:znbb5c6ydzczlku3dnyjj6qpyu

The role of the Atlantic corridor project as a form of strategic community of practice in facilitating business transformations in Latin America

Alejandro C. Arroyo, Derek H.T. Walker
2010 International Journal of Managing Projects in Business  
A qualitative research methodology has been chosen in view of the specificity of the data gathered and the subjective nature of the information surveyed along with the author's direct participation and  ...  to face (by then) an uncertain and threatening business environment.  ...  Marketing and Sales (better transit-times / more accurate scheduling / broader scope of services / expanding intermodal transportation / greater sailing frequency).  ... 
doi:10.1108/17538371011036626 fatcat:s6f6qcinqvdkra27lj4nmbkfre

A Paradigm Too Far? A Dynamic Stability Reconsideration of the Social Network Research Program

Martin Kilduff, Wenpin Tsai, Ralph Hanke
2006 Academy of Management Review  
Organizational network research can capture complexity and distinctiveness of individuals and networks in terms of mutual constitution and change.  ...  of paradigmatic unity, we call for progressive theory development from a set of core concepts (Lakatos, 1970) comprising primacy of relations, ubiquity of embeddedness, social utility of connections, and  ...  The Social Utility of Network Connections Like embeddedness, the social utility principle is ambiguous and far-reaching, with an extensive body of literature devoted to its explication and intellectual  ... 
doi:10.5465/amr.2006.22528168 fatcat:bsxtbcncyngjfkooysy3wol7gi

We Don't Need Another Hero: Understanding Team Learning Processes within the Senior Leadership Teams of Middle Atlantic Universities

Nicole M. Woods
2020
While strategic planning and long-term thinking were identified as key roles for senior leadership teams, team interactions were largely defined by institutional management activities, including information  ...  and administered an excerpt of the Dechant and Marsick (1993) Team Learning Survey.  ...  Specifically, within an organizational context, sensemaking involves the interpretation of ambiguous and evolving information to guide future action.  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8-061m-2e62 fatcat:zfj47rvqzrglnpmaxzokrbvtgm

Investigating the dynamics of actors' formal and informal organizational change communication during mergers and acquisitions [article]

Kenneth Lim, University Of Edinburgh, Thomas Calvard, Ishbel McWha-Hermann
2021
Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) involve transformational changes and implicate multiple stakeholders at all levels of an organization.  ...  The study reveals gossip helped employees to make sense of M&As in three ways: Constituting reactions to shock; Acquiring, deciphering, and synthesizing information; and Providing social support.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Most of all, this is for my spouse, Qinghan, and in memory of my guinea pig, Moka ♥  ... 
doi:10.7488/era/1481 fatcat:mlhjygerdvfrtiig2jlehae4c4

Volume 64.1 (2019)

2019 American Studies  
and participate in land-management practices.  ...  the information contained within each booklet to other materials in the digital collection.  ...  It is here that the contributions in the collection of essays by Marius Henderson and Julia Lange pick up the conversation.  ... 
doi:10.33675/amst/2019/1/1 fatcat:addjjjnrunc35gytlclm7nhvqy
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