Bringing the outside in: Can “external” workers experience insider status?

@inproceedings{Lapalme2009BringingTO,
  title={Bringing the outside in: Can “external” workers experience insider status?},
  author={Marie-{\`E}ve Lapalme and Christina L. Stamper and Gilles Simard and Michel Tremblay},
  year={2009}
}
Summary The current study examines the possibility that agency workers can experience perceived insider status despite their assumed ‘‘outsider’’ category. One hundred ninety-one agency workers from Canadian financial firms completed surveys assessing agency worker perceptions regarding the level of support from both their supervisors and the client firms’ permanent workers, as well as the agency workers’ level of perceived insider status and affective commitment toward the client firm. Agency… CONTINUE READING