Shall I leave or shall we fight? Effects of threatened group-based self-esteem on identity management strategies

@inproceedings{Martiny2012ShallIL,
  title={Shall I leave or shall we fight? Effects of threatened group-based self-esteem on identity management strategies},
  author={Sarah E Martiny and Thomas Kessler and Vivian Laurance Vignoles},
  year={2012}
}
We examined the interplay of social identity threat and group-based self-esteem on the motivation to use two identity management strategies, namely social competition and individual mobility. Following social identity theory, we postulated that threatened high group-based self-esteem leads to an increased motivation to use competitive identity management strategies. Furthermore, following realistic conflict theory and the rejection–identification model, we hypothesized that threat might reduce… CONTINUE READING

Create an AI-powered research feed to stay up to date with new papers like this posted to ArXiv