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The Academy of Management Annals, Volume 6

Edited by Royston Greenwood, James P. Walsh, Arthur P. Brief

© 2014 – Routledge

720 pages

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About the Book

The Academy of Management is proud to announce the sixth volume of the Academy of Management Annals. This exciting series follows one guiding principle: The advancement of knowledge is possible only by conducting a thorough examination of what is known and unknown in a given field. Such assessments can be accomplished through comprehensive, critical reviews of the literature, crafted by informed scholars who determine when a line of inquiry has gone astray, and how to steer the research back onto the proper path.

The mission of the Academy of Management Annals is to provide up-to-date, in-depth examinations of the latest advances in various management fields. Each yearly volume features critical and potentially provocative research reviews written by leading scholars exploring an assortment of research topics. Annals reviews summarize and/or challenge established assumptions and concepts, pinpoint problems and factual errors, inspire discussions, and illuminate possible avenues for further study. Research reviews published in the Annals are geared toward academic scholars in management and professionals in allied fields, such as sociology of organizations and organizational psychology.

Ultimately, academic scholars in management and allied fields will see the Annals as a valuable resource to turn to for comprehensive, up-to-date information, published in a single volume every year by the pre-eminent association for management research.

Table of Contents

1. The Behavioral Theory of the Firm: Assessment and Prospects Giovanni Gavetti, Henrich R. Greve, Daniel A. Levinthal & William Ocasio 2. Vocabularies and Vocabulary Structure: A New Approach Linking Categories, Practices, and Institutions Jeffrey Loewenstein, William Ocasio & Candace Jones 3. Religion and Organization: A Critical Review of Current Trends and Future Directions Paul Tracey 4. Competitive Dynamics: Themes, Trends, and a Prospective Research Platform Ming-Jer Chen & Danny Miller 5. Leadership in the Plural Jean-Louis Denis, Ann Langley & Viviane Sergi 6. Strategy-as-Practice: Taking Social Practices Seriously Eero Vaara & Richard Whittington 7. Building a Sustainable Model of Human Energy in Organizations: Exploring the Critical Role of Resources Ryan W. Quinn, Gretchen M. Spreitzer & Chak Fu Lam 8. The Sporting Life: Exploring Organizations through the Lens of Sport David V. Day, Sandy Gordon & Corinna Fink 9. Organizational Discourse: Domains, Debates, and Directions Nelson Phillips & Cliff Oswick 10. From Smoke and Mirrors to Walking the Talk: Decoupling in the Contemporary World Patricia Bromley & Walter W. Powell 11. The Two Facets of Collaboration: Cooperation and Coordination in Strategic Alliances Ranjay Gulati, Franz Wohlgezogen & Pavel Zhelyazkov

About the Editors

James P. Walsh is A.F. Thurnau Professor and Gerald and Esther Carey Professor of Business Administration at Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, USA

Arthur P. Brief is George S. Eccles Chair in Business Ethics and Presidential Professor at the University of Utah, USA

About the Series

The Academy of Management Annals

The Academy of Management Annals series is a compendium of comprehensive and critical research written by top scholars of management and organizational studies. With a new volume published each year, The Academy of Management Annals reviews the most significant primary research literature, in order to guide you to the principal contributions of the field and help you keep up to date in your area of research.

With reviews covering topics as diverse as: ethics; business and the environment; entrepreneurship; organizational behaviour; critical management and human resource management, these anthologies of decisive research in the field will be a "must read" for every management and organizational scholar, graduate student, and practitioner. The Academy of Management Annals will stand with the world's most recognized review publications.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General