Alumni and their alma mater: A partial test of the reformulated model of organizational identification

  title={Alumni and their alma mater: A partial test of the reformulated model of organizational identification},
  author={Fred A. Mael and Blake E. Ashforth},
  journal={Journal of Organizational Behavior},
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 is considered important to the organization, it has not been clearly operationalized. The current study tests a proposed model of organizational identification. Self-report data from 297 alumni of an all-male religious college indicate that identification with the alma mater was associated with: (1) the… 

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