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Social identity theory and the organization
It is argued that (a) social identification is a perception of oneness with a group of persons; (b) social identification stems from the categorization of individuals, the distinctiveness andExpand
Alumni and their alma mater: A partial test of the reformulated model of organizational identification
Summary Organizational identification is defined as a perceived oneness with an organization and the experience of the organization's successes and failures as one's own. While identification isExpand
Emotional Labor in Service Roles: The Influence of Identity
Emotional labor is the display of expected emotions by service agents during service encounters. It is performed through surface acting, deep acting, or the expression of genuine emotion. EmotionalExpand
All in a Day'S Work: Boundaries and Micro Role Transitions
Everyday role transitions involving home, work, and other places is focused on boundary-crossing activities, where one exits and enters roles by surmounting role boundaries, spanning high segmentation to high integration. Expand
Identification in Organizations: An Examination of Four Fundamental Questions
The literature on identification in organizations is surprisingly diverse and large. This article reviews the literature in terms of four fundamental questions. First, under “What isExpand
Role Transitions in Organizational Life : An Identity-based Perspective
Contents: A.P. Brief, J.P. Walsh, Series Editors' Foreword. Preface. Roles and Role Transitions. Role Identities. Psychological Motives Aroused by Role Transitions. Attributes of Role Transitions.Expand
A meta-analytic examination of the correlates of the three dimensions of job burnout.
This meta-analysis examined how demand and resource correlates and behavioral and attitudinal correlates were related to each of the 3 dimensions of job burnout, finding that emotional exhaustion was more strongly related to the demand correlates than to the resource correlates. Expand
The Double-Edge of Organizational Legitimation
Organizations require legitimacy to attract constituents' support Legitimacy, however, is always problematic. Thus, organizations frequently pursue legitimacy through a variety of substantive andExpand
How can you do it?: Dirty work and the challenge of constructing a positive identity
The identity literature suggests that the stigma of “dirty work” threatens the ability of occupational members to construct an esteem-enhancing social identity. However, research indicates much theExpand
Employability: A psycho-social construct, its dimensions, and applications
Abstract We examine the idea that an individual’s employability subsumes a host of person-centered constructs needed to deal effectively with the career-related changes occurring in today’s economy.Expand