Motivating Individuals and Groups at Work : a Social Identity Perspective on Leadership and Group Performance

@inproceedings{Ellemers2004MotivatingIA,
  title={Motivating Individuals and Groups at Work : a Social Identity Perspective on Leadership and Group Performance},
  author={Naomi Ellemers and Dick de Gilder},
  year={2004}
}
We argue that additional understanding of work motivation can be gained by incorporating current insights concerning self-categorization and social identity processes and by examining the way in which these processes influence the motivation and behavior of individuals and groups at work. This theoretical perspective that focuses on the conditions determining different self-definitions allows us to show how individual and group processes interact to determine work motivation. To illustrate the… CONTINUE READING

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