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Shared Cognition in Organizations: The Management of Knowledge

by Leigh Thompson
John M. Levine
David M. Messick
(Published by Lawrence Erlbaum, 1999)



About the Editors





Part I Knowledge Systems

1 Transactive Memory: Learning Who Knows What in Work Groups and Organizations

Richard L. Moreland, University of Pittsburgh

2 "Saying is Believing" Effects: When Sharing Reality about Something Biases Knowledge and Evaluations

E. Tory Higgins, Columbia University

3 The Uncertain Role of Unshared Information in Collective Choices

Garold Stasser, Miami University

4 Dirty Secrets: Strategic Uses of Ignorance and Uncertainty

David M. Messick, Northwestern University

Part II Emotional and Motivational Systems

5 Effects of Epistemic Motivation on Conservatism, Intolerance, and Other System-Justifying Attitudes

John T. Jost, Stanford University

Arie W. Kruglanski, University of Maryland at College Park

Linda Simon, University of Maryland at College Park

6 Accountability Theory: Mixing Properties of Human Agents with Properties of Social Systems

Philip E. Tetlock, U.C. Berkeley and Ohio State University

7 Some Like it Hot: The Case for the Emotional Negotiator

Leigh L. Thompson, Northwestern University

Janice Nadler, University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana

Peter H. Kim, University of Southern California

8 Social Uncertainty and Collective Paranoia in Knowledge Communities: Thinking and Acting in the Shadow of Doubt

Roderick M. Kramer, Stanford University

Part III Communication and Behavioral Systems

9 Normative Influences in Organizations

Robert B. Cialdini, Arizona State University

Renee J. Bator, SUNY-Plattsburgh

Rosanna E. Guadagno, Arizona State University

10 Entrepreneurs, Distrust, and Third Parties: A Strategic Look at the Dark Side of Dense Networks

Ronald S. Burt, University of Chicago

11 What Newcomers See and What Oldtimers Say: Discontinuities in Knowledge Exchange

Deborah H. Gruenfeld, Northwestern University

Elliott T. Fan, Northwestern University

12 Knowledge Transmission in Work Groups: Helping Newcomers Succeed

John M. Levine, University of Pittsburgh

Richard L. Moreland, University of Pittsburgh

13 Organizational Learning and New Product Development: CORE Processes

Fernando Olivera, Carnegie Mellon University

Linda Argote, Carnegie Mellon University

14 Themes and Variations in Shared Knowledge in Organizations

Terry L. Boles, University of Iowa

Author Index

Subject Index