Jim Toomey, the creator of Sherman's Lagoo puts it like this,
Reproduced by permission of JP Toomey. See his site at Sherman's Lagoon.
I came across a term Positive Organizational Scholoarship' (shortly 'POS') during my classes at XLRI. Prof Srinivas, introduced us to this area. Since then I am talking to various professionals, OB specialists, browsing internet and trying to learn more about this and how I can apply to my life.
I found an interview of Kim Cameron, a professor of organizational behavior and HR management at the University of Michigan Business School.
So, What is POS? as defined by Kim Cameron,
"...is a new movement in organizational studies and organizational development that focuses on that which is positive, flourishing, and life-giving in organizations. It investigates positive deviance, or the ways in which organizations and their members flourish and prosper in extraordinary ways."Read more on Accentuate the positive - interview with Kim Cameron, editor of Positive Organizational Scholarship – Interview