Organizational Implications of Gossip and Rumor

@inproceedings{Houmanfar2004OrganizationalIO,
  title={Organizational Implications of Gossip and Rumor},
  author={Ramona Houmanfar and Rebecca A. Johnson},
  year={2004}
}
Abstract The challenge in designing organizational interventions lies in making explicit and available what is usually implicit. Accordingly, a contribution to the understanding of complex and implicit practices such as gossip and rumor, the conditions responsible for their origin, as well as the relation they sustain to the outcome of group survival, particularly in organizational settings are the topics of this paper. Our analysis draws upon a number of perspectives: anthropological… CONTINUE READING

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