List of the contributors. Preface. General principles that explain the political problems of youth service organizations (S.M. Dornbusch et al.). Political paranoia in organizations: antecedents and consequences (R.M. Kramer). Organizational politics: the nature of the relationship between politics perceptions and political behavior (G.R. Ferris et al.). Power, influence, and legitimacy in organizations: implications of three theoretical research programs (R. Bell et al.). Legitimacy processes as institutional politics: implications for theory and research in the sociology of organizations (R. Stryker). Social networks and interorganizational relations: an illustration and adaptation of a micro-level model of political decision making (M.S. Mizruchi, B.B. Potts). Logics of transaction and regime change in the capital markets: from social to financial accountability (S.B. Bacharach, B. Mundell).