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Work in the 21st century requires new understanding in organizational behaviour; how individuals interact together to get work done. This volume brings together research on essential topics such as motivation, job satisfaction, leadership, compensation, organizational justice, communication, intra- and inter-team functioning, judgement and decision-making, organizational development and change. Psychological insights are offered on management interventions, organizational theory, organizational productivity, organizational culture and climate, strategic management, stress, and job loss and unemployment.

Cognitive Processes in Strategic Management: Some Emerging Trends and Future Directions
Cognitive processes in strategic management: Some emerging trends and future directions

Over the last two decades or so, there has been an explosion of scholarly interest in the application of psychological concepts, theories, and techniques in an attempt to better understand processes of strategy formulation and implementation in organizations, and as a basis for intervening within these processes. In this chapter three interrelated areas of theory and research from within this highly exciting and rapidly developing specialty are critically evaluated: (1) the nature and significance of judgemental heuristics and cognitive biases in strategic decision making; (2) top team composition, executive cognition and organizational outcomes; and (3) the analysis of mental representations of competitive environments. A ...

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