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Author Gelfand, Michele J., author

Title Rule makers, rule breakers : tight and loose cultures and the secret signals that direct our lives / Michele Gelfand
Edition First Scribner trade paperback edition
Published New York, NY : Scribner, 2019


1 copy ordered for W'PONDS on 28-05-2020.
Description 376 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents PART I. Foundations : the power of a primal social force -- A cure for chaos, p.7 -- Past vs. present : the more things change, the more they stay the same, p.19 -- The yin and yang of tight and loose, p.35 -- Disaster, disease, and diversity, p.57 -- PART II. Analysis : tight-loose here, there, and everywhere -- The war between America's states, p.79 -- Working class vs. upper class : the hidden cultural fault line -- Is your organization tight or loose? It matters more than you think -- Mirror check : are you a "T" or a "L"? -- PART III. Applications : Tight-loose in a changing world -- Goldilocks had it right -- Culture's revenge and global (dis)order -- Harnessing the power of social norms, p.231
Summary "A theory explaining cultural differences between countries and individuals based on the rigidity with which they adhere--or don't--to 'social norms'"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-360) and index
Subject Social norms
ISBN 9781501152948