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Taking the strain: social identity, social support, and the experience of stress.
The social identity/self-categorization model of stress suggests that social identity can play a role in protecting group members from adverse reactions to strain because it provides a basis forExpand
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Why do people engage in collective action? Revisiting the role of perceived effectiveness
Research has shown limited support for the notion that perceived effectiveness of collective action is a predictor of intentions to engage in collective action. One reason may be that effectivenessExpand
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Academic leadership: Changing conceptions, identities and experiences in UK higher education, London: Leadership foundation for higher education
This report presents the outcomes of a research project on the leadership of academic work in UK higher education conducted from autumn 2009 to autumn 2011. Findings reveal a high degree ofExpand
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Status, Legitimacy, and Ingroup Bias in the Context of an Organizational Merger
Adopting an intergroup perspective, the research was designed to examine predictors of employee responses to an organizational merger. Data were collected from 120 employees of a newly mergedExpand
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Social identity, social influence and reactions to potentially stressful tasks: support for the self-categorization model of stress
An experiment was conducted to investigate the role that social influence plays in the appraisal of a potentially stressful situation. Participants (N = 40) preparing for a mental arithmetic taskExpand
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Changing identity: predicting adjustment to organizational restructure as a function of subgroup and superordinate identification.
We investigated a work-team restructure within an organization obtaining measures before and after the change occurred. Pre-restructure analyses revealed that, in addition to informational variables,Expand
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Citizens of the academic community? A societal perspective on leadership in UK higher education
This paper presents a societal perspective on academic leadership by exploring the preoccupations of academics as citizens rather than as employees, managers or individuals. It uses a listening postExpand
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Cynicism and disengagement among devalued employee groups: the need to ASPIRe
Despite a renewed interest in processes which help organizations to harness social capital, it is apparent that practical efforts to achieve this rarely focus on employees who are members of lowExpand
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Developing Transactive Memory Systems
Transactive memory system (TMS) theory explains how expertise is recognized and coordinated in teams. Extending current TMS research from a group information-processing perspective, our articleExpand
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