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Meaning, mission, and measurement: How organizational performance measurement shapes perceptions of work as worthy

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A compelling organizational mission can contribute to employees’ sense of work as worthy and thereby meaningful. Yet realizing this potential depends on whether and how the mission is conveyed to employees and connected to their day-to-day work, with organizational performance measurement practices playing a critical but poorly understood role. To develop empirically grounded insights into how measurement practices shape individuals’ perceptions of work as worthy, we leverage a qualitative, i...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.5465/amj.2019.0916

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Saïd Business School
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4868-6251
Publisher:
Academy of Management Publisher's website
Journal:
Academy of Management Journal Journal website
Publication date:
2021-11-03
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EISSN:
1948-0989
ISSN:
0001-4273
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1207652
Local pid:
pubs:1207652
Deposit date:
2021-11-09

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