Trust in Organizations: Frontiers of Theory and Research

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Roderick M. Kramer, Tom R. Tyler
SAGE, 1996 - Business & Economics - 429 pages
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Trust plays a central role in organizational life. It facilitates exchanges among individuals, enhances cooperation and coordination, and contributes to more effective relationships.

This volume brings together a cross-disciplinary group of contributors to present some of the latest, most exciting conceptual perspectives in the field and to demonstrate a variety of new methodological approaches to the study of trust. It includes discussions on: the psychological and social antecedents of trust; the effects of social and organizational structures on trust; and the broad effects of trust on organizational functioning.

  

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Contents

A Conceptual Framework
16
Trust and Technology
39
TrustBased Forms of Governance
51
Trust and ThirdParty Gossip
68
Collaboration Structure and 1nformation Dilemmas
90
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About the author (1996)

Roderick M. Kramer is the William R. Kimball Professor of Organizational Behavoiur at the Stanford Business School, Stanford University. He has published a number of books on Organizational Behaviour and Psychology, including Trust and Distrust in Organizations: Dilemmas and Approaches (Russell Sage
Foundation, 2004), written with Karen S. Cook, and Trust in Organizations (Sage, 1996), co-edited with Tom R. Tyler.

Tom R. Tyler is the Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology at Yale Law School.

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