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Order on the Edge of Chaos: Social Psychology and the by Edward J. Lawler,Shane R. Thye,Jeongkoo Yoon

By Edward J. Lawler,Shane R. Thye,Jeongkoo Yoon

Order and balance are tenuous and fragile. humans need to paintings to create and maintain a semblance of balance and order of their lives and of their firms and bigger groups. Order at the fringe of Chaos compares various rules approximately how we coordinate and cooperate. the information come from 'micro-sociology', and so they provide new solutions to the vintage query of Thomas Hobbes: 'how is social order possible?' the most typical solutions in sociology, political technological know-how, and economics think a primary stress among person and staff pursuits. This quantity unearths that social orders are complex even with no such stress, simply because whilst humans engage with one another, they make certain their identities, consider and reply to feelings, mix various objective frames, and enhance shared accountability. the binds of individuals to teams end result from many features in their social interactions, and those can't be defined by way of person self-interest.

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