Rafael Wittek

University of Groningen

Professor of Sociology

Department of Sociology

Grote Rozenstraat 31

Groningen, 9712TG

Netherlands

http://www.rafaelwittek.eu/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

14

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613

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4

Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Relational Signaling and the Rise of CEO Compensation

Long Range Planning (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2015
Kees van Veen and Rafael Wittek
University of Groningen and University of Groningen
Downloads 231 (130,761)

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corporate governance, executive compensation, agency theory, managerial power, relational signalling, gift exchange

2.

The Co-Evolution of Friendship and Power in an Organisation

Network Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Feb 2016
Alona Labun, Rafael Wittek and Christian Steglich
University of Groningen, University of Groningen and Linkoping University - Institute for Analytical Sociology (IAS)
Downloads 102 (258,526)

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power perceptions, friendship, network co-evolution, self-monitoring, motivated cognition, status value, status signaling, interpersonal trust, organizations, self-monitoring, multiplex stochastic actor oriented modeling

3.

Gossip in Organizations

Computational & Mathematical Organization Theory 4:2 (1998): 189-204
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Rafael Wittek and Rudi Wielers
University of Groningen and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
Downloads 45 (400,832)
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informal networks, third party gossip, social control, social capital

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Competition and Constraint. Economic Globalization and Human Resource Practices in 23 European Countries

Employee Relations (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2015
Ferry Koster and Rafael Wittek
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Faculty of Social Sciences and University of Groningen
Downloads 38 (427,269)

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Globalization, Human Resource Management, Cross-National Comparison

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Social Capital, Third Party Gossip, and Cooperation in Organizations

The Management of Durable Relations: Theoretical Models and Empirical Studies of Households and Organizations, Edited by Jeroen Weesie and Werner Raub, Amsterdam, ThelaThesis 2000. ISBN 90 5170 516 6
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Sep 2015
University of Groningen, University of Groningen, University of Groningen and Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Downloads 34 (443,693)

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Gossip, Sanctions, Cooperation, Social Capital, Social Networks, Organisations

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An Agent-Based Model of Status Construction in Task Focused Groups

Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 18 (2) 4, 2015
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Sep 2015
Andre Grow, Andreas Flache and Rafael Wittek
KU Leuven - Centre for Sociological Research, University of Groningen - Department of Sociology and University of Groningen
Downloads 31 (457,014)

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Status Characteristics, Status Beliefs, Status Construction, Task Focused Groups, Agent-Based Computational Modeling

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Client Acceptance Decisions of Dutch Auditing Partners

Journal of Management and Governance 12, 2008, pp. 3-115
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Sep 2015
Rafael Wittek, Theo van der Zee and Peter Muhlau
University of Groningen, University of Groningen and Trinity College (Dublin)
Downloads 29 (466,519)
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Professional ethics, auditing, norm violations

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Evil Tidings: Are Reorganizations More Successful If Employees are Informed Early?

Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie (Supplement) 66: 349-367, 2014
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Sep 2015
University of Groningen, University of Groningen and Trinity College (Dublin)
Downloads 24 (492,705)

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Communication, Commitment, Influence, Reorganization, Organizational Change, Social Mechanism, Single Respondent Organizational Survey

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Building Enforcement Capacity: Evidence from the Mexican Civil Service Reform

Public Administration and Development 34, 389–405 (2014)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Sep 2015
University of Groningen, University of Groningen, El Colegio de México and University of Groningen
Downloads 19 (521,212)

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administrative reform; civil service reform; enforcement capacity; implementation; Mexico

10.

The Governance of Transition Processes in an Organisation: A Cognitive Mapping Approach

Academy of Management Best Conference Paper Proceedings 2005
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 Sep 2015
Rafael Wittek and Jessica Steur
University of Groningen and University of Groningen - Department of Sociology
Downloads 15 (544,400)

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Cognitive Mapping, Organizational Change, Social Dilemmas

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Social Capital and Employee Well-Being: Disentangling Interpersonal and Interpersonal Selection and Influence Mechanisms

Revue Francaise de Sociologie 49 (3), 2008, p. 613-637
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Sep 2015
Filip Agneessens and Rafael Wittek
Ghent University-Universiteit Gent and University of Groningen
Downloads 14 (550,350)

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Social Capital, Employee Well-Being, Organisations, Selection, Influence

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Inequalities in Network Structures

Social Science Research , Vol. 39, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Sep 2015
Joseph Whitmeyer and Rafael Wittek
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte and University of Groningen
Downloads 12 (562,373)

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Social Networks, Mathematical Models, Organizations, Generative Models, Sampling, Inequality, Homophily, Influence, Reciprocity, Status Hierarchies

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Mimetic Trust and Intra-Organizational Network Dynamics

Journal of Mathematical Sociology, 2001, Vol. 25(1), pp. 109-138
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Rafael Wittek
University of Groningen
Downloads 10 (574,693)
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Network Dynamics, Trust, Homophily, Blockmodeling

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Success and Failure of Parliamentary Motions: A Social Dilemma Approach

PLoS ONE 10(8): e0133510. doi:10.1371/ journal.pone.0133510
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Sep 2015
Roel Popping and Rafael Wittek
University of Groningen and University of Groningen
Downloads 9 (580,876)
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Decision Making, Democracy, Game Theory, Social Dilemmas, Voting, Parliamentary Motions