Melody Barlage
Tilburg University
Publications 5
#1Melody BarlageH-Index: 1
#2Arjan van den Born (Tilburg University)H-Index: 2
Last.Witteloostuijn van Arjen (VU: VU University Amsterdam)H-Index: 35
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More and more workers in Western economies are operating as freelancers in the so-called ‘gig economy’, moving from one project—or gig—to the next. A lively debate revolves around the question as to whether this new employment relationship is actually good for innovation in the 21 st century economy. Proponents argue that in this gig process valuable knowledge is created and transferred from one organization to the next via freelancers through their sequence of temporary gigs or projects. Antago...
#1Ad van den OordH-Index: 4
#2Karen Elliott (Newcastle University)H-Index: 1
Last.Sofie Rogiest (University of Antwerp)H-Index: 4
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Purpose In this paper, the authors develop a cognitive organization theory (COT) of organizational change. COT was developed in the 2000s, by taking insights from cognitive psychology and anthropology to rebuild the foundation of organizational ecology (OE), grounding macro processes of organizational legitimation, inertia and mortality in micro processes of appeal and engagement. COT also explored the micro-level process of organizational change, arguing that four features (i.e. asperity, intri...
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#1Melody Barlage (Tilburg University)H-Index: 1
#2Arjan van den Born (Tilburg University)H-Index: 2
Last.Les Graham (Durham University)H-Index: 1
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Organisational performance is notoriously difficult to measure in the public sector. More often than not, objective performance measures are difficult to construct. Subjective performance is a popular alternative to, as well as, complement of objective performance measures. However, such subjective perception measures are likely to be biased. The bias tends to depend upon the specific stakeholder's position vis-a-vis the focal organisation. We show how a multi-trait–multi-method (MTMM) model can...
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#2Karen ElliottH-Index: 1
Last.Melody BarlageH-Index: 1
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#1Arjan van den Born (UU: Utrecht University)H-Index: 2
Last.László Pólos (Durham University)H-Index: 17
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Purpose: This paper aims to take stock and to increase understanding of the opportunities and threats for policing in ten European countries in the Political, Economic, Social, Technological and Legal (PESTL) environment. Design/methodology/approach: This study is part of the large EU-funded COMPOSITE project into organisational change. A PESTL analysis was executed to produce the environmental scan that will serve as a platform for further research into change management within the police. The ...
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