Applied social psychology: a critical theoretical perspective

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dc.contributor.author McDonald, MG
dc.contributor.author Bubna-Litic, DC
dc.date.accessioned 2014-04-03T01:25:54Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01
dc.identifier.citation Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 2012, 6 (12), pp. 853 - 864
dc.identifier.issn 1751-9004
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/23341
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this analysis is to review, through a critical theoretical lens, social psychology applied to work and organisations. In our reading of the applied social psychological literature four key issues emerged. These include the valorisation of a positivist epistemology, an owner/management perspective on workplace issues, a focus on intra-psychic variables or internal mental states when accounting for organisational problems, and the ignoring of moral and ethical commitments in determining workplace research and practice. Each of these issues is then further analysed in light of insights from the field of Critical Management Studies. This alternative approach to organisational behaviour points to the ways in which applied social psychological theory and practice have the potential to disadvantage workers.
dc.publisher Wiley-Blackwell
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1590/S0104-07072013000200035
dc.title Applied social psychology: a critical theoretical perspective
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Social and Personality Psychology Compass
dc.journal.volume 12
dc.journal.volume 6
dc.journal.number 12 en_US
dc.publocation Hoboken, New Jersey en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 853 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 864 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Management en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1701 Psychology
dc.personcode 010287
dc.personcode 887548
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Psychology en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords en_US
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business/School of Management
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Management and Organisation Studies
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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