Shared Cognition in Organizations

Shared Cognition in Organizations

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Written for those interested in the topic of qshared knowledgeq in organizations, this edited volume brings together a variety of themes and perspectives that emerge when multidisciplinary scholars examine this important subject. The papers were presented at a conference designed to bring together behavioral scientists who were interested in the creation, conversation, distribution, and protection of knowledge in organizations. The editors bring together a distinguished group of social psychologists who have made important contributions to social cognition and group processes. They cast a wide net in terms of the topics covered and challenged the authors to think about how their research applies to the management or mismanagement of knowledge in organizations. The volume is divided into three sections: knowledge systems, emotional-motivational systems, and communication and behavioral systems. A final conclusion chapter discusses and integrates the various contributions.The basic problem here is that a response typically has multiple sources rather than a single source. A studenta#39;s performance on an exam, for example, might be represented as being about his or her knowledge of the course material, but knowledge of the ... Each participant in the study was shown an essay that either supported or opposed Fidel Castro, the Communist Cuban President, and was toldanbsp;...

Title:Shared Cognition in Organizations
Author:John M. Levine, Leigh L. Thompson, David M. Messick
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2013-09-05


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