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Dynamic Network Theory: How Social Networks Influence Goal Pursuit Hardcover

ISBN-13: 978-1433810824 ISBN-10: 1433810824 Edition: 1st

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Westaby artfully documents how the synergistic interplay of goal attainment and network dynamics informs all areas of human experience, from family dynamics to organizational function. The book is must reading for psychologists and social scientists who hunger for a paradigm that honors classic perspectives yet showcases cutting-edge ideas and methods. --Robin R. Vallacher, Ph.D., Professor, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton; Research Affiliate, Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity, Columbia University

How can people in groups and organizations work together to meet multiple goals? Westaby provides the conceptual sophistication needed for the successful study of this challenging research question. --Peter Gollwitzer, Ph.D., Professor, Social-Personality Psychology, New York University

Westaby makes a compelling case for this new metatheory that integrates social network analyses with human goal-striving theory. Dynamic network theory undoubtedly will become widely adopted and referenced in coming decades, making this book a landmark in social and I/O psychology. --Barbara Lee, Ph.D., Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation

About the Author

James D. Westaby, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Program in Social-Organizational Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University. He received his BA in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin Madison and his PhD in Social and Organizational Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Professor Westaby was also a Postdoctoral Scholar at Penn State University's Center for Applied Behavioral Science and was a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at New York University. Professor Westaby's current research integrates the science of social networks and human goal pursuit to explain goal achievement and performance at multiple levels of analysis. This work has culminated in the development of dynamic network theory. He has also created behavioral reasoning theory (BRT) to explain behavior at the psychological level; BRT has been applied to various domains, such as volunteerism, turnover, and peacebuilding. His scholarly work has been published in a number of professional outlets, such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Leadership Quarterly, and the American Journal of Public Health. Dr. Westaby has worked with various organizations, including the United Nations, the Boeing Corporation, the New York Department of Labor, Goldman Sachs, and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. He has also been involved in various professional associations, such as the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the American Psychological Association, and the Academy of Management.

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