Theory Reviews

Theory Reviews

On this page we list references for published reviews on theories.

  • Aronson, E. (1999). Dissonance, hypocrisy, and the self-concept. Cognitive dissonance: Progress on a pivotal theory in social psychology., 103-126.
    Dissonance, hypocrisy, and the self-concept. Dissonance, hypocrisy, and the self-concept. Dissonance, hypocrisy, and the self-concept.

  • Folger, R. (1986). Rethinking Equity Theory. Justice in Social Relations, 145-162.
    Rethinking Equity Theory Rethinking Equity Theory Rethinking Equity Theory

  • Harmon‐Jones, E., Amodio, D.M. & Harmon‐Jones, C. (2009). Chapter 3 Action‐Based Model of Dissonance. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 119-166.
    Chapter 3 Action‐Based Model of Dissonance Chapter 3 Action‐Based Model of Dissonance Chapter 3 Action‐Based Model of Dissonance

  • Hitt, M.A., Xu, K. & Carnes, C.M. (2016). Resource based theory in operations management research. Journal of Operations Management, 411, 77-94.
    Resource based theory in operations management research Resource based theory in operations management research Resource based theory in operations management research

  • Molloy, J.C., Chadwick, C., Ployhart, R.E. & Golden, S.J. (2011). Making Intangibles “Tangible” in Tests of Resource-Based Theory. Journal of Management, 375, 1496-1518.
    Making Intangibles “Tangible” in Tests of Resource-Based Theory Making Intangibles “Tangible” in Tests of Resource-Based Theory Making Intangibles “Tangible” in Tests of Resource-Based Theory

  • Seddon, P.B. (2014). Implications for strategic IS research of the resource-based theory of the firm: A reflection. The Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 234, 257-269.
    Implications for strategic IS research of the resource-based theory of the firm: A reflection Implications for strategic IS research of the resource-based theory of the firm: A reflection Implications for strategic IS research of the resource-based theory of the firm: A reflection

  • Varey, R.J. (2015). Social Exchange (Theory). Wiley Encyclopedia of Management, 1-3.
    Social Exchange (Theory) Social Exchange (Theory) Social Exchange (Theory)

  • Economics and Econometrics

  • HOFFMAN, E., MCCABE, K.A. & SMITH, V.L. (1998). BEHAVIORAL FOUNDATIONS OF RECIPROCITY: EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS AND EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY. Economic Inquiry, 363, 335-352.
    BEHAVIORAL FOUNDATIONS OF RECIPROCITY: EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS AND EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY BEHAVIORAL FOUNDATIONS OF RECIPROCITY: EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS AND EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY BEHAVIORAL FOUNDATIONS OF RECIPROCITY: EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS AND EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY

  • Finance

  • van Mourik, C. (2010). The Equity Theories and Financial Reporting: An Analysis. Accounting in Europe, 72, 191-211.
    The Equity Theories and Financial Reporting: An Analysis The Equity Theories and Financial Reporting: An Analysis The Equity Theories and Financial Reporting: An Analysis

  • General Medicine

  • Pritchard, R.D. (1969). Equity theory: A review and critique. Organizational Behavior and Human Performance, 42, 176-211.
    Equity theory: A review and critique Equity theory: A review and critique Equity theory: A review and critique

  • Zajonc, R.B. (1960). The process of cognitive tuning in communication. The Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 612, 159-167.
    The process of cognitive tuning in communication. The process of cognitive tuning in communication. The process of cognitive tuning in communication.

  • General Psychology

  • Harmon-Jones, E. & Harmon-Jones, C. (2007). Cognitive Dissonance Theory After 50 Years of Development. Zeitschrift für Sozialpsychologie, 381, 7-16.
    Cognitive Dissonance Theory After 50 Years of Development Cognitive Dissonance Theory After 50 Years of Development Cognitive Dissonance Theory After 50 Years of Development

  • Kelley, H.H. & Michela, J.L. (1980). Attribution Theory and Research. Annual Review of Psychology, 311, 457-501.
    Attribution Theory and Research Attribution Theory and Research Attribution Theory and Research

  • Schachter, S. & Singer, J. (1962). Cognitive, social, and physiological determinants of emotional state. Psychological Review, 695, 379-399.
    Cognitive, social, and physiological determinants of emotional state. Cognitive, social, and physiological determinants of emotional state. Cognitive, social, and physiological determinants of emotional state.

  • History and Philosophy of Science

  • Chapanis, N.P. & Chapanis, A. (1964). Cognitive dissonance. Psychological Bulletin, 611, 1-22.
    Cognitive dissonance. Cognitive dissonance. Cognitive dissonance.

  • Osgood, C.E. (1960). Cognitive Dynamics in the Conduct of Human Affairs. Public Opinion Quarterly, 242, Special Issue: Attitude Change, 341.
    Cognitive Dynamics in the Conduct of Human Affairs Cognitive Dynamics in the Conduct of Human Affairs Cognitive Dynamics in the Conduct of Human Affairs

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

  • Chan, F.T. & Chong, A.Y. (2013). Determinants of mobile supply chain management system diffusion: a structural equation analysis of manufacturing firms. International Journal of Production Research, 514, 1196-1213.
    Determinants of mobile supply chain management system diffusion: a structural equation analysis of manufacturing firms Determinants of mobile supply chain management system diffusion: a structural equation analysis of manufacturing firms Determinants of mobile supply chain management system diffusion: a structural equation analysis of manufacturing firms

  • Information Systems Management

  • Bagozzi, R. (2007). The Legacy of the Technology Acceptance Model and a Proposal for a Paradigm Shift. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 84, 244-254.
    The Legacy of the Technology Acceptance Model and a Proposal for a Paradigm Shift. The Legacy of the Technology Acceptance Model and a Proposal for a Paradigm Shift. The Legacy of the Technology Acceptance Model and a Proposal for a Paradigm Shift.

  • Legris, P., Ingham, J. & Collerette, P. (2003). Why do people use information technology? A critical review of the technology acceptance model. Information & Management, 403, 191-204.
    Why do people use information technology? A critical review of the technology acceptance model Why do people use information technology? A critical review of the technology acceptance model Why do people use information technology? A critical review of the technology acceptance model

  • Turner, M., Kitchenham, B., Brereton, P., Charters, S. & Budgen, D. (2010). Does the technology acceptance model predict actual use? A systematic literature review. Information and Software Technology, 525, 463-479.
    Does the technology acceptance model predict actual use? A systematic literature review Does the technology acceptance model predict actual use? A systematic literature review Does the technology acceptance model predict actual use? A systematic literature review

  • Williams, M.D., Rana, N.P. & Dwivedi, Y.K. (2015). The unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT): a literature review. Journal of Enterprise Information Management, 283, 443-488.
    The unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT): a literature review The unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT): a literature review The unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT): a literature review

  • Library and Information Sciences

  • Lyytinen, K. & Damsgaard, J. (2011). Inter-organizational information systems adoption – a configuration analysis approach. European Journal of Information Systems, 205, 496-509.
    Inter-organizational information systems adoption – a configuration analysis approach Inter-organizational information systems adoption – a configuration analysis approach Inter-organizational information systems adoption – a configuration analysis approach

  • MEYER, G. (2004). Diffusion Methodology: Time to Innovate?. Journal of Health Communication, 9sup1, 59-69.
    Diffusion Methodology: Time to Innovate? Diffusion Methodology: Time to Innovate? Diffusion Methodology: Time to Innovate?

  • Management of Technology and Innovation

  • Carrell, M.R. & Dittrich, J.E. (1978). Equity Theory: The Recent Literature, Methodological Considerations, and New Directions. Academy of Management Review, 32, 202-210.
    Equity Theory: The Recent Literature, Methodological Considerations, and New Directions Equity Theory: The Recent Literature, Methodological Considerations, and New Directions Equity Theory: The Recent Literature, Methodological Considerations, and New Directions

  • Chen, C.C. (1995). New Trends in Rewards Allocation Preferences: A Sino-U.S. Comparison. Academy of Management Journal, 382, 408-428.
    New Trends in Rewards Allocation Preferences: A Sino-U.S. Comparison New Trends in Rewards Allocation Preferences: A Sino-U.S. Comparison New Trends in Rewards Allocation Preferences: A Sino-U.S. Comparison

  • MacVaugh, J. & Schiavone, F. (2010). Limits to the diffusion of innovation. European Journal of Innovation Management, 132, 197-221.
    Limits to the diffusion of innovation Limits to the diffusion of innovation Limits to the diffusion of innovation

  • Nahapiet, J. & Ghoshal, S. (1998). Social Capital, Intellectual Capital, and the Organizational Advantage. Academy of Management Review, 232, 242-266.
    Social Capital, Intellectual Capital, and the Organizational Advantage Social Capital, Intellectual Capital, and the Organizational Advantage Social Capital, Intellectual Capital, and the Organizational Advantage

  • Marketing

  • Kozlenkova, I.V., Samaha, S.A. & Palmatier, R.W. (2014). Resource-based theory in marketing. Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 421, 1-21.
    Resource-based theory in marketing Resource-based theory in marketing Resource-based theory in marketing

  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

  • Cropanzano, R., Anthony, E.L., Daniels, S.R. & Hall, A.V. (2017). Social Exchange Theory: A Critical Review with Theoretical Remedies. Academy of Management Annals, 111, 479-516.
    Social Exchange Theory: A Critical Review with Theoretical Remedies Social Exchange Theory: A Critical Review with Theoretical Remedies Social Exchange Theory: A Critical Review with Theoretical Remedies

  • Social Psychology

  • Joule, R. & Beauvois, J. (1997). Cognitive Dissonance Theory: A Radical View. European Review of Social Psychology, 81, 1-32.
    Cognitive Dissonance Theory: A Radical View Cognitive Dissonance Theory: A Radical View Cognitive Dissonance Theory: A Radical View

  • McGrath, A. (2017). Dealing with dissonance: A review of cognitive dissonance reduction. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 1112, e12362.
    Dealing with dissonance: A review of cognitive dissonance reduction Dealing with dissonance: A review of cognitive dissonance reduction Dealing with dissonance: A review of cognitive dissonance reduction

  • Molm, L.D. (2010). The Structure of Reciprocity. Social Psychology Quarterly, 732, 119-131.
    The Structure of Reciprocity The Structure of Reciprocity The Structure of Reciprocity

  • Molm, L.D. (1994). Dependence and Risk: Transforming the Structure of Social Exchange. Social Psychology Quarterly, 573, 163.
    Dependence and Risk: Transforming the Structure of Social Exchange Dependence and Risk: Transforming the Structure of Social Exchange Dependence and Risk: Transforming the Structure of Social Exchange

  • Sociology and Political Science

  • COOK, K.S. & PARCEL, T.L. (1977). Equity Theory: Directions for Future Research. Sociological Inquiry, 472, 75-88.
    Equity Theory: Directions for Future Research Equity Theory: Directions for Future Research Equity Theory: Directions for Future Research

  • Emerson, R.M. (1976). Social Exchange Theory. Annual Review of Sociology, 21, 335-362.
    Social Exchange Theory Social Exchange Theory Social Exchange Theory

  • Folkman, S. & Lazarus, R.S. (1988). Coping as a mediator of emotion. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 543, 466-475.
    Coping as a mediator of emotion. Coping as a mediator of emotion. Coping as a mediator of emotion.

  • Gouldner, A.W. (1960). The Norm of Reciprocity: A Preliminary Statement. American Sociological Review, 252, 161.
    The Norm of Reciprocity: A Preliminary Statement The Norm of Reciprocity: A Preliminary Statement The Norm of Reciprocity: A Preliminary Statement

  • Howard, L. & Ekeh, P.P. (1976). Social Exchange Theory: The Two Traditions. Contemporary Sociology, 55, 665.
    Social Exchange Theory: The Two Traditions. Social Exchange Theory: The Two Traditions. Social Exchange Theory: The Two Traditions.

  • Lawler, E.J. (2001). An Affect Theory of Social Exchange. American Journal of Sociology, 1072, 321-352.
    An Affect Theory of Social Exchange An Affect Theory of Social Exchange An Affect Theory of Social Exchange

  • Lawler, E.J. & Thye, S.R. (1999). BRINGING EMOTIONS INTO SOCIAL EXCHANGE THEORY. Annual Review of Sociology, 251, 217-244.
    BRINGING EMOTIONS INTO SOCIAL EXCHANGE THEORY BRINGING EMOTIONS INTO SOCIAL EXCHANGE THEORY BRINGING EMOTIONS INTO SOCIAL EXCHANGE THEORY

  • Molm, L.D., Peterson, G. & Takahashi, N. (1999). Power in Negotiated and Reciprocal Exchange. American Sociological Review, 646, 876.
    Power in Negotiated and Reciprocal Exchange Power in Negotiated and Reciprocal Exchange Power in Negotiated and Reciprocal Exchange

  • Strategy and Management

  • Cropanzano, R. & Mitchell, M.S. (2005). Social Exchange Theory: An Interdisciplinary Review. Journal of Management, 316, 874-900.
    Social Exchange Theory: An Interdisciplinary Review Social Exchange Theory: An Interdisciplinary Review Social Exchange Theory: An Interdisciplinary Review

  • Hinojosa, A.S., Gardner, W.L., Walker, H.J., Cogliser, C. & Gullifor, D. (2017). A Review of Cognitive Dissonance Theory in Management Research. Journal of Management, 431, 170-199.
    A Review of Cognitive Dissonance Theory in Management Research A Review of Cognitive Dissonance Theory in Management Research A Review of Cognitive Dissonance Theory in Management Research