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The Employee-Organization Relationship: applications for the 21st century

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Lynn M Shore, Jacqueline A-M Coyle-Shapiro, and Lois E Tetrick (eds)
Routledge (19 March 2012)

Employee-organization relationship is an overarching term that describes the relationship between the employee and the organization. It encompasses psychological contracts, perceived organizational support, and the employment relationship. Remarkable progress has been made in the last 30 years in the study of EOR.

This volume, by a stellar list of international contributors, offers perspectives on EOR that will be of interest to scholars, practitioners and graduate students in IO psychology, business and human resource management.

  • Jacqueline Coyle-Shapiro is professor in organizational behaviour at LSE.

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This new volume provides new perspectives on the new employment relationships, a topic of importance to managers and scholars that transcends space and time. This is a wonderful collection of papers authored by the brightest minds in management. In this world of unstable economies, uncertainty employment outlooks, and conflicting interests, the readers will discover insight into the multi-faceted nature of employment relationship and ideas to enrich their own work.'
Anne Tsui, WP Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

'The previous Coyle-Shapiro, Taylor and Tetrick (2004-Oxford) book on the Employee Relationship was absolutely brilliant. What made it such a strong volume was the authors’ focus on bringing together several disparate threads into a single coherent overarching concept and framework….There is no doubt that the editors (once again) have lined up an all star cast. The authors in this volume are the absolute best in their respective fields.'
Carol Kulik, University of South Australia

'This volume is timely and should serve to keep this area of scholarship moving forward. What is especially new and unique is the integration of other literatures with that of EOR.'
Tammy Allen, University of South Florida

'This rich collection of inspiring and innovative approaches to employee-organization relationships is a must read for everyone interested in the understanding of the impact of the fundamentals of the interplay between employees and organizations on organizational performance and employee well-being.'
Dr Rene Schalk, Tilburg University, The Netherlands And North West University, South Africa

'A masterful job at unpacking the unknowns of the Employee-Organization Relationship, while also weaving it into the broader fabric of the Organization Sciences. Great Authors, Very Insightful Chapters!'
M Susan Taylor, Robert H Smith School of Business, University of Maryland

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