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dc.contributor.authorSingh, H
dc.date.accessioned2011-09-12T06:06:25Z
dc.date.available2011-09-12T06:06:25Z
dc.date.copyright2008
dc.date.issued2011-09-12
dc.identifier.citationProceedings from Academy of Management Annual Meeting, pp.1-6
dc.identifier.issn2151-6561
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10292/2051
dc.description.abstractThe article discusses the concept of clan control and its usefulness for managing teams in the workplace. The drawbacks of using traditional command and control systems for the management of business teams are noted. The clan control method, which involves fostering a group identity through social norms and coorientation within the larger corporate culture, is described as a useful alternative. The relationship of clan control to agency theory is discussed, and the importance of using team training methods which use organizational socialization to avoid adding unnecessary levels of bureaucracy is mentioned.
dc.publisherAcademy of Management
dc.relation.isreplacedby10292/4165
dc.relation.isreplacedbyhttp://hdl.handle.net/10292/4165
dc.relation.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2008.33725181
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dc.subjectTeams in the workplace
dc.subjectGroup identity
dc.subjectSocial norms
dc.subjectCorporate culture
dc.subjectManagement
dc.subjectBureaucracy
dc.titleWatching (out for) each other: the role of clan controls in managing project teams
dc.typeConference Contribution
dc.rights.accessrightsOpenAccess
dc.identifier.doi10.5465/AMBPP.2008.33725181


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