Originality/value of paper – This paper proposes a new theory of status hierarchies in groups that may provide additional explanatory power for status researchers. It suggests that groups strive to attain meritocracy, but may put the wrong people in charge.
Anderson, C. and Kennedy, J.A. (2012), "Micropolitics: A New Model of Status Hierarchies in Teams", Neale, M.A. and Mannix, E.A. (Ed.) Looking Back, Moving Forward: A Review of Group and Team-Based Research (Research on Managing Groups and Teams, Vol. 15), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 49-80. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1534-0856(2012)0000015006Download as .RIS
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