Title

Reassessing the role of interpersonal trust in organizational settings.

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

1998

Abstract

Most of the research on trust rests on, or is intended to examine, the following proposition: interpersonal trust exerts positive effects on interpersonal behavior and work group performance. We examine the proposition's validity by reviewing existing research. Finding limited support, we present several alternative roles fortrust in organizational settings.

Discipline

Community Psychology | Organizational Behavior and Theory

Research Areas

Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources

Publication

Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings

First Page

D1

Last Page

D7

ISSN

0065-0668

Identifier

10.5465/APBPP.1998.27872200

Publisher

Academy of Management

Comments

In S. J. Havlovic (Ed.); ob:d1-7