John Van Maanen The Asshole Essays and Term Papers

  • History

    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 realized that...

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  • Student

    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 designed to practically insure that case” (Van Maanen...

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  • Law

    of the police officer. Van Maanen (1978) noted this type of citizen, termed "asshole" by police, was likely to receive street justice in the form of "thumping." Though Van Maanen's fieldwork took place three decades ago, police continue to confront citizens they label as "assholes" who challenge their...

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  • blah

    their craft. 5. In order to recognize and control Police brutality, what do we need to recognize? Follow the law 6. Who are “assholes” as explained by Van Maanen? The trouble makers, because they where the ones that would make all the trouble in the streets. 7. What does the power of self...

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  • What Is Organizational Culture?

    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 types of employees hired claims that Disneyland ride operators that get hired are...

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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

    tactics is in order. Probably one of the most famous and widely used classification 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...

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  • sociology

    ways in which people in particular work settings come to understand, account for, take action, and otherwise manage their day-to-day situation"( Van Maanen, 1979). This assertion provides, in contrast to abstract theories of organization more grounded, practice-based understanding of organizational life"...

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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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  • Impact of Leadership Styles on Employee Performance

    (Bass, Avolio, Jung, and 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 -...

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  • cheat sheet

    faced with complicated moral dilemmas. Chapter 2 describes the case of the ethnographer John Van Maanen, who was subpoenaed to testify about the actions of police officers he had been studying. What did Van Maanen feel was his most important moral obligation? Why? Response: he felt that the police...

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  • Effects of Leadership Styles on Staff Productivity

    (Bass, Avolio, Jung, and 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 -...

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  • Job Satisfaction: the Role of Manager and Attitude of Employee. a Study Pakistani Culture Work-Setting.

    agreement that job satisfaction has obtained an established position in the literature of industrial and organizational psychology (King and et al 1982; Maanen and Katz 1976). Since decades significant amount of research has been published every year in repute journals. Quinn (1985) reported that more than...

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  • Organizational Theory Multiple Perspectives

    according to this view, embedded in the daily practices and symbolic life of the group studied and hence will be taken into account naturally.” (Van Maanen 1988: 72) Organizational symbolists have much in common with those sociologists who start from the position that problems of meaning and understanding...

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  • Team Goal Interdepende

    that promote them (Allen, McManus, & Russell, 1999; Cable & Judge, 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...

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  • Culture Subculture Dynamics

    common distinctions and features. For example, while many researchers have discussed the role of sub-groups in organizations (Lawrence & Lorsch, 1967; Van de Ven & Ferry, 1980), not all sub-groups can be considered subcultures. Subcultures are groups whose common characteristic is a set of shared norms...

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  • So, How Do People Really Use Their Handheld Devices? an Interactive Study of Wireless Technology Use

    business. A need to self-regulate emerged with high expectations of availability and the blurring of multiple work and personal roles. Copyright # 2002 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Introduction The most important lesson that can be learned from seeing the different emphases that different civilizations attach...

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  • Whatever

    supply | | Cross Cultural Management | Henry W. Lane, Martha L. Maznevski, Joerg Dietz, Joseph DiStefano; International Management Behavior, (2011) John Wiley and Sons Ltd | £17.50 | Available | | SUPPORT READING FOR PG STUDENTS | | | | | | Investments. 2005(H. Levy & T. Post) Pub: Prentice...

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  • Generational Perceptions of Interracial Dating

    realist tale, the researcher describes the findings of the culture that is being studying is a dispassionate way and examines the comings and goings (Maanen). For the findings and conclusions, they will be analyzed and recorded more analytically and narratively. Some of the conclusion will be more deductive...

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  • Research Methods in Management

    participant-observation) conducted by a single investigator who 'lives with and lives like' those who are 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...

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