Multiple Identities and Work Motivation: The Role of Perceived Compatibility between Nested Organizational Units

  title={Multiple Identities and Work Motivation: The Role of Perceived Compatibility between Nested Organizational Units},
  author={Michael Riketta and S Nienaber},
  journal={Labor: Personnel Economics},
This study examines the role of perceived compatibility between nested organizational units in identification and work motivation. A survey was conducted in German pharmaceutical stores that had joined a large cooperative network several months before the investigation. Employees judged how compatible the network was with their individual stores on four dimensions (ensuring future, preserving tradition, preserving distinctiveness, and maintaining autonomy). Further, employees indicated their… Expand
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