The dynamics of organizational identity

  title={The dynamics of organizational identity},
  author={Mary Jo Hatch and Majken Schultz},
A B S T R AC T Although many organizational researchers make reference to Mead’s theory of social identity, none have explored how Mead’s ideas about the relationship between the ‘I’ and the ‘me’ might be extended to identity processes at the organizational level of analysis. In this article we define organizational analogs for Mead’s ‘I’ and ‘me’ and explain how these two phases of organizational identity are related. In doing so, we bring together existing theory concerning the links between… CONTINUE READING
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