Journal article icon

Journal article

The significance of suffering in organizations: Understanding variation in workers’ responses to multiple modes of control

Abstract:

I develop a framework to explain workers’ diverse responses to similar combinations of control modes across organizations. The framework highlights the importance of two conceptual dimensions that draw together insights from studies of control and resistance in the workplace. The dimension of compatibility considers workers’ subjective experiences of the fit between their personhood and modes of control, where alignment can inspire fulfillment and misalignment can prompt suffering. The dimens...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.5465/amr.2016.0378

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Academy of Management
Journal:
Academy of Management Review More from this journal
Volume:
44
Issue:
2
Pages:
377-404
Publication date:
2019-04-22
Acceptance date:
2018-05-03
DOI:
EISSN:
1930-3807
ISSN:
0363-7425
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:847333
UUID:
uuid:1be30489-905b-4e14-a914-c91d2d2130bf
Local pid:
pubs:847333
Source identifiers:
847333
Deposit date:
2018-05-11

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP