Oxford Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship
Edited by Kim S. Cameron and Gretchen M. Spreitzer. (2012)
This handbook is the first major resource for scholars and professionals interested in learning about positive organizational scholarship (POS). Across 79 chapters, authors comprehensively review basic principles, empirical evidence, and ideas for future research relating to POS.
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Positive Organizational Behavior
Edited by Debra Nelson and Cary P. Cooper. (2007)
Positive Organizational Scholarship: Foundations of a New Discipline
Edited by Kim S. Cameron, Jane E. Dutton, and Robert E. Quinn. (2003)
An initiation into a new field of study in the organizational sciences.
Selected Review ArticlesCameron, K. S. (2007). Positive Organizational Scholarship. In S. Clegg and J. Bailey (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Organizational Studies. Beverly Hills: Sage.
Caza, A., & Cameron, K.S. (2008). Positive Organizational Scholarship: What Does it Achieve?. In S. Clegg and C. L. Cooper (Eds.), The Sage Handbook of Organizational Behavior: Volume 2: Macro Approaches. New York: Sage.
Dutton, J.E. & Glynn, M.A. (2008). Positive Organizational Scholarship. In J. Barling and C. Cooper (Eds.), The Sage Handbook of Organizational Behavior: Volume 1: Micro Approaches (pp. 693-712). Thousand Oaks: Sage.
Dutton, J.E. & Sonenshein, S. (2009). Positive Organizational Scholarship. S. Lopez (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology. Wiley-Blackwell.
Fredrickson, B. & Losada, M. (2005). Positive Affect and the Complex Dynamics of Human Flourishing. American Psychologist, 60: 678-686.
Luthans, F. (2002). The need for and meaning of positive organizational behavior. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 26: 695-706.
Luthans, F. & Youssef, C. (2004). Human, Social, and Now Positive Psychological Capital Management: Investing in People for Competitive Advantage. Organizational Dynamics, 33(2): 143-160.
Roberts, L.M. (2006). Response – shifting the lens on organizational life: The added value of positive scholarship. Academy of Management Review, 31(2): 292–305.
Seligman, M. E. P., & Csikszentmihalyi, M. (2000). Positive psychology: An introduction. American Psychologist 55: 5-14.
Spreitzer, G.M. (2008). A Note on 'The Future of Positive Organizational Scholarship.' In D. Barry & H. Hansen (Eds.), The Sage Handbook of New Approaches in Management and Organization (pp. 501-503). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Wright, T.A. (2003). Positive organizational behavior: An idea whose time has truly come. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 24, 437-442.
Special IssuesBushnell, D. (2007). Special Issue on Positive Organization Practices: Generative Approaches and Theories in OD. Editorial: Positive Organization Practice: Generative Techniques in OD OD Practitioner, 39 (1)
Cameron, K.S., and Caza, A. (2004). Special Issue on Contributions to Positive Organizational Scholarship. Contains theoretical and empirical articles on key aspects of positive organizational scholarship. American Behavioral Scientist, 47(6)
Cameron, K.S., & Powley, E.H. (2006). Special Issue on Positive Organizational Change. The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 42(3).
Fredrickson, B., and Dutton, J. (2008). Special issue on Positive Organizing. Journal of Positive Psychology, 3(1).
Manz, C.C., Cameron, K.S., Manz, K.P., & Marx, R.D. (2006). A Special Double Issue: Values and Virtues in Organizations. Journal of Management, Spirituality, and Religion, 3(1 &2).
Wright, T.A., & Quick, J.C. (2009). Special Issue: The Emerging Positive Agenda. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 30(2), 147-336.
Spreitzer, G.M., & Cameron, K.S. (2012). Special Issue on Applying a POS Lens to Bring out the Best in Organizations. Organizational Dynamics 41(2).
Journal of Positive Psychology
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