Trust under pressure : empirical investigations of trust and trust building in uncertain circumstances

This book challenges the current thinking on trust largely based on studies in stable contexts, by presenting new empirical studies of trust and trust building in a number of less stable, less institutionalized settings. These contexts are gaining in prominence given the globalization and virtualiza...

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Main Author: Bijlsma-Frankema, Katinka
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Authors: Woolthuis, Rosalinde Klein
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, U.K Edward Elgar c2005
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Summary:This book challenges the current thinking on trust largely based on studies in stable contexts, by presenting new empirical studies of trust and trust building in a number of less stable, less institutionalized settings. These contexts are gaining in prominence given the globalization and virtualization of organizational relations, development of high velocity markets, and the growing importance of intangible resources
1. Trust under pressure : trust and trust building in uncertain circumstances -- 2. Rational--institutional and active trust : just do it!? -- 3. Formation of trust in German-Mexican business relations -- 4. Breaking out of distrust : preconditions for trust and cooperation between small businesses in Tanzania -- 5. Trust and performance : institutional-interpersonal and network trust -- 6. Managing trust and the risk of information leakage in collaborative research and technology development : results from a case study in a specialist chemicals industry -- 7. Trust in a dynamic environment : fast trust as a threshold condition for asymmetric technology partnership formation in the ICT sector -- 8. Trust as a market-based resource : economic value, antecedents and consequences -- 9. Store and advertiser reputation effects on consumer trust in an Internet store : results of an experimental study -- 10. Trust, distance and common ground -- 11. Does trust breed heed? : differential effects of trust on heed and performance in a network and a divisional form of organizing -- 12. trust and contingent work : a research agenda -- 13. Trust under pressure : afterthoughts
Physical Description:xi, 286 p ill
ISBN:1845423119
9781845427962
9781845423117