Cooperation in organizations

R. Schalk, P.L. Curseu

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Abstract

Purpose
The paper aims to introduce the papers in this special issue which highlight the importance of cooperation in organizations, and outline future research directions.

Design/methodology/approach
Conceptual approaches to cooperation in organizations are described and a brief outline is given to each paper in the special issue.

Findings
This special issue brings together studies that enhance our theoretical understanding of cooperation, addressing core issues related to the role of cultural differences, virtual communication, team processes, leader behavior, and the impact of norms on cooperation.

Practical implications
Factors that facilitate or hinder cooperation in organizations are highlighted, and suggestions on how to deal with those issues in practice are provided. The papers facilitate understanding of the role of cultural differences, communication, team processes, and leader behavior on cooperation in organizations.

Originality/value
The paper provides an introduction to the special issue.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)453-459
JournalJournal of Managerial Psychology
Volume25
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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