Handbook of Advances in Trust Research
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Handbook of Advances in Trust Research

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Edited by Reinhard Bachmann and Akbar Zaheer

The Handbook of Advances in Trust Research presents new and important developments in trust research. The contributors are all prominent and highly respected experts in the field. Firstly, they provide a contemporary overview of the most crucial issues in current trust research including contracts, innovation and negotiation, trust and control. Thereafter, themes which have gained prominence since the original Handbook are considered, such as trust and the financial crisis, public trust in business, and trust and HRM. The book also explores recent theoretical advances and points the way for future research on trust.
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Chapter 6: Origins of inter-organizational trust: a review and query for further research

Laura Poppo

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While there is much theorizing regarding trust, there is a paucity of empirical work regarding inter-organizational trust. In this chapter, I review this empirical literature and related conceptual frameworks in an effort to: (1) synthesize these empirical approaches and discuss their limitations;(2) redirect empirical measurement of inter-organizational trust to consider multiples ‘types’ of trust; and (3) re-orient empirical study to understand dynamics, such as its origins. Consider two situations.

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