• History
    Jas In the article “The Asshole “ by John Van Mannen, he is saying that The Assholes are not the ordinary citizens nor are they regular criminals. He argues that the term “Assholes” as used by the police is derived from their everyday tasks. By looking at previous research John Van Mannen had...
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  • Law
    option. Not every citizen willingly accepts an officer's definition of a situation: instead, he or she may choose to rebel against or challenge the authority of the police officer. Van Maanen (1978) noted this type of citizen, termed "asshole" by police, was likely to receive street justice in the...
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  • Student
    think that the people working at the park are always happy? John Van Maanen argue that it is hard for the employee’s to be nice all of the time even when “people are trained, paid, and told to be nice” (218). He then argues that “most tasks require little interaction with customers and are physically...
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  • What Is Organizational Culture?
    depends on the type of company and expectations they want from their employees. An example of this type of company is Disney Land. In the article “The Smile Factory: Work at Disneyland”, John Van Maanen writes about the “happiest place on earth” as a workplace. Van Maanen (1991), when discussing the...
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  • Qualitative Research
    Table of contents 1 Introduction 1 2 Definitions in use 2 2.1 Veal 2 2.2 Mason 2 2.3 Van Maanen 2 2.4 Analysis 3 3 Value of Qualitative Research 4 3.1 Advantages 4 3.2 Disadvantages 4 4 Methods in use 5 4.1 In-depth interviews 5 4.1.1 Definition and characteristics 5...
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  • How Employee Socialization Tactics Aid Adjustment to Health Care Reform: An IT Perspective
    systems of organizational socialization tactics was developed by Van Maanen and Schein (1979). It breaks down organizational socialization tactics into six dimensions: collective vs. individual; formal vs. informal; sequential vs. random; fixed vs. variable; serial vs. disjunctive; and investiture...
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  • Job Satisfaction: the Role of Manager and Attitude of Employee. a Study Pakistani Culture Work-Setting.
    Satisfaction:Employees’ Perceptions Follwing the Computerisation in the Pakistan Banking Industry. Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research Vol. 5. Nos. 3-4 Van Maanen, J. and Katz, J., Individuals and their careers: some temporal considerations for work satisfaction, Personnel Psychology, Vol. 29, 1976, pp. 601-16. . 6 ...
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  • Effects of Leadership Styles on Staff Productivity
    Berson, 2003 cited by Chan, 2005). Van Maanen’s “Station House Sergeant” vs. “Street Sergeant” Through extensive work with patrol officers and patrol sergeants in a large urban police department, Van Maanen (1983, 1985) identified two distinct types of patrol sergeants - the “station house sergeant...
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  • Social Shaping of Technology and Technological Determinism
    ). ‘Technological Determinism represents a belief that technological forces determine social and cultural changes’. ( JoAnne Yates/John Van Maanen, 2001, p.10) TD was introduced in the late 1960’s and theorists who were true believers of Technological Determinism seen technology...
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  • Whatever
    | Available | | SUPPORT READING FOR PG STUDENTS | | | | | | Investments. 2005(H. Levy & T. Post) Pub: Prentice Hall | £20.00 | Very limited supply | | | Managing for the Future, Organisational Behaviour & Processes. (Ancona, Kochan, Scully, Van Maanen & Westney) Pub: South...
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  • Team Goal Interdepende
    , 1996; Graen, Orris, & Johnson, 1973; Kotter, 1973; Meyer, Irving, & Allen, 1998; Van Maanen & Schein, 1979; Wanous, 1992). Such understanding can help to minimize the potential process losses associated with newcomers (cf. Bauer, Morrison, & Callister, 1998; Ostroff & Kozlowski, 1992). Studies...
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  • Organizational Theory Multiple Perspectives
    organizational cultures. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. Schneider, S. C. & Barsoux, J. L, 1997, Managing Across Cultures, Prentice Hall, Europe Trice, Harrison M., and Janice M. Beyer, 1993, The cultures of work organizations. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. Van Maanen, John, 1988, Tales of the field: on writing ethnography. London: University of Chicago Press....
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  • Uohbhbhbhu
    . O’Reilly W. Ouchi C. Perrow J. Pfeffer L. Pondy L. Porter D. Pugh K. Roberts G. Salancik E. Schein B Schneider D. Schwab H. Simon J. Slocum W. Starbuck B. Staw R. Steers J. Thompson E. Trist M. Tushman A. Van de Ven J. Van Maanen V. Vroom K. Weick Griffith, 1981). This matrix was used for subsequent...
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  • Culture Subculture Dynamics
    assessing organizations. New York: WileyInterscience. Van Maanen, John, & Barley, S. R. 1984. Occupational communities: Culture and control in organizations. In B. M. Staw & L. Cummings (Eds.), Research in Organizational Behavior, Vol. 6: 287-365. Stamford, CT: JAI Press. Van Maanen, John, & Barley, S...
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  • Research Methods in Management
    studied, usually for a year or more." --John Van Maanen, 1996. Ethnography is a social science research method. It relies heavily on up-close, personal experience and possible participation, not just observation, by researchers trained in the art of ethnography. These ethnographers often work in...
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  • So, How Do People Really Use Their Handheld Devices? an Interactive Study of Wireless Technology Use
    requires a consideration of the way that employees utilize the technological tools at their disposal. Further, symbolic interactionism is a social constructionist view (Van Maanen, 1979a) which sees reality as created by humans through meaningful activities. This increases the importance of gaining...
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  • Hisroty 101 ROme
    before Tom this book would have never been created. Tom is a carless, worthless, asshole of a father. Tom reminds me of how I thought of my dad till the age of 14. When I was younger my dad was a binge drinking drunk, that didn’t care bout anything but sports and going out to the bar. The only good...
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  • Disney Post Modern Analysis
    period of my investigation (Eliot, 1993; Fjellman, 1992; Van Maanen, 1992). In particular, Eliot's (1993) book presented a research problem. On the one hand, he presents original research into the 1941 Disney strike based upon interviews he conducted with people who were there. On the other hand, I...
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  • Organizational Socialization and Positive
    surrounding the entry process” (p. 418). Uncertainty reduction theory is also the basis for research on newcomer information seeking and proactivity (Miller & Jablin, 1991; Morrison, 1993a, 1993b). One of the best-developed theoretical models of organizational socialization is Van Maanen and Schein’s...
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  • A Strategic Logic for Arts Marketing
    determination based in pre-existing concepts and external interests. Constructing new meaning in this way is what provides consumers with an artistic experience (Van Maanen 1997, 2004; Boorsma 1998). In a sense this view corresponds in part to what Kant (1994 [1790]) described as the essence of aesthetic...
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