Gossip in organizations: From an evolutionary psychological perspective

Chulguen Yang, Robert Minjock, Bernard Voss, Stephen M. Colarelli

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Abstract

Gossip is often portrayed as a trivial and even destructive behavior at work. This paper integrates previous studies on gossip using a multilevel evolutionary framework and proposes a few empirical propositions to develop a more balanced view on gossip as a medium of informal communication in organizations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages631-636
Number of pages6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014
Event74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, AOM 2014 - Philadelphia, United States
Duration: Aug 1 2014Aug 4 2014

Conference

Conference74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, AOM 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityPhiladelphia
Period08/1/1408/4/14

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