There is widespread awareness of the fact that time has been under-investigated in organizational studies. This book addresses the need to bridge the gap between the predominantly "timeless" theories and models that scholars have produced and the daily experiences of employees and managers, in which time is important.
1. Introduction, "Robert A. Roe, Stewart R. Clegg and Mary J. Waller", PART I - MANAGING TIME: PEOPLE AND PRACTICES, 2. Time Management: Logic, Effectiveness, and Challenges, "Brigitte J. C. Claessens, Robert A. Roe and Christel G. Rutte," 3. Temporal Aspects of Processes in Ad-Hoc Groups: A Conceptual Schema and Some Research Examples, "Franziska Tschan, Joseph E. McGrath, Norbert K. Semmer, Maurizio Arametti, Yvonne Bogenstaetter and Stephan U. Marsch", 4. The Weekly Cycle of Work and Rest: A Diary Study, "Fred R. H. Zijlstra and John W. Rook", 5. Pacing Styles, Personality and Performance, "Josette M. P. Gevers, Brigitte J. C. Claessens, Wendelien Van Eerde and Christel G. Rutte", 6. Polychronicity in Work Teams: A Theoretical: Examination of Antecedents and Consequences, "Seth Kaplan", 7. Exploring Temporal Patterns of Conflict and Trust in Teams, "Anneloes M. L. Raes, MariA"lle G. Heijltjes and Ursula Glunk", 8. The Development of Personal Identity in the Context of Organizational Change, "Sabine Raeder, Anette Wittekind and Gudela Grote", PART II -- MANAGED BY TIME: STRUCTURES AND REGIMES, 9. Time Sensitivity: A Delicate and Crucial Starting Point of Reflexive Methods for Studying Time in Management and Organization, "Ida H. J. Sabelis", 10. Talking to the Room: Collective Sensemaking During Crisis Situations, "Mary J. Waller and Sjir Uitdewilligen," 11. Organizational Temporality Over Time: Activity Cycles as Sources of Entrainment, "Dawna I. Ballard", 12. The Organizing of Rhythm, the Rhythm of Organizing, "Miguel Pina e Cunha", 13. The Ghosts of Time in Organization Theory, "Stewart R. Clegg", 14. The Evolution of Strategic Timed-Space in Organizations: Theory and Research," Peter Clark and Giuliano Maielli", 15. Temporal Hegemony and the End of Times (or Should the Harlequin Repent?), "Allen C. Bluedorn", PART III --COMBINING PERSPECTIVES, 16. Perspectives on Time and the Chronometric Study of What Happens in Organizations, "Robert A. Roe"