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Sensemaking and social accounts of middle managers

Tucker, DA and Hendy, J and Barlow, J (2012) 'Sensemaking and social accounts of middle managers.' Academy of Management 2012 Annual Meeting, AOM 2012. 943 - 948.

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Using social accounts as cognitive tools for change, we examine middle managers during a large hospital facility move. We elucidate how group consensus and the alignment of a social account with existing schemata mediates sensemaking. Our findings expand theory regarding how middle managers incorporate or reject new information.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School
Depositing User: Danielle Tucker
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2014 14:21
Last Modified: 14 May 2018 21:15

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