Victimization of high performers: the roles of envy and work group identification.

@article{Kim2014VictimizationOH,
  title={Victimization of high performers: the roles of envy and work group identification.},
  author={Eugene Y. Kim and Theresa M. Glomb},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={99 4},
  pages={619-34}
}
Drawing from victim precipitation, social comparison, and identity theories, this study develops and tests an integrative model of the victimization of high-performing employees. We examine envy as an explanatory mechanism of the victimization of high performers from fellow group members and propose work group identification as a moderator of this envy mechanism. Study 1, in a sample of 4,874 university staff employees in 339 work groups, supports the proposition that high performers are more… CONTINUE READING
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