Where to start?

Looking to learn more about Positive Organizational Scholarship? The following articles and issues are an excellent place to start for those with a research background.

Selected Review Articles

Bernstein, S.D. (2003). Positive Organizational Scholarship: Meet the Movement. Journal of Management Inquiry, 12(3): 266-271.

Cameron, K. S. (2007). Positive Organizational Scholarship. In S. Clegg and J. Bailey (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Organizational Studies. Beverly Hills: Sage.

Caza, A., & Cameron, K.S. (2008). Positive Organizational Scholarship: What Does it Achieve?. In S. Clegg and C. L. Cooper (Eds.), The Sage Handbook of Organizational Behavior: Volume 2: Macro Approaches. New York: Sage.

Dutton, J.E. & Glynn, M.A. (2008). Positive Organizational Scholarship. In J. Barling and C. Cooper (Eds.), The Sage Handbook of Organizational Behavior: Volume 1: Micro Approaches (pp. 693-712). Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Dutton, J.E. & Sonenshein, S. (2009). Positive Organizational Scholarship. S. Lopez (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology. Wiley-Blackwell.

Roberts, L.M. (2006). Response – shifting the lens on organizational life: The added value of positive scholarship. Academy of Management Review, 31(2): 292-305.

Spreitzer, G.M. (2008). A Note on ‘The Future of Positive Organizational Scholarship.’ In D. Barry & H. Hansen (Eds.), The Sage Handbook of New Approaches in Management and Organization (pp. 501-503). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Special Issues

Cameron, K.S., and Caza, A. (2004). Special Issue on Contributions to Positive Organizational Scholarship. Contains theoretical and empirical articles on key aspects of positive organizational scholarship. American Behavioral Scientist, 47(6)

Cameron, K.S., & Powley, E.H. (2006). Special Issue on Positive Organizational Change. The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 42(3).

Fredrickson, B., and Dutton, J. (2008). Special issue on Positive Organizing. Journal of Positive Psychology, 3(1).

Manz, C.C., Cameron, K.S., Manz, K.P., & Marx, R.D. (2006). A Special Double Issue: Values and Virtues in Organizations. Journal of Management, Spirituality, and Religion, 3(1 &2).

Spreitzer, G.M., & Cameron, K.S. (2012). Special Issue on Applying a POS Lens to Bring out the Best in Organizations. Organizational Dynamics 41(2).