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Social Identity Processes in Organizational Contexts - Michael A. Hogg

Social Identity Processes in Organizational Contexts

By: Michael A. Hogg (Editor), Deborah J. Terry (Editor)

Paperback Published: 6th September 2002
ISBN: 9781841690575
Number Of Pages: 354

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Organizations are groups. They compete with other groups; they are internally structured into subgroups and roles; and they influence and are influenced by social identity processes. This new volume brings together social, social/organizational, and organizational psychologists to write about ways in which they explore social identity theory in organizational contexts, or explore social identity phenomena that are particularly relevant in such contexts. In recent years there has been an explosion of interest in social identity processes among both social and organizational psychologists. However, the two groups have rarely appeared on the same stage--this book is a first attempt at a closer relationship between these two literatures. The contributors to this volume range from primarily social psychologists to primarily organizational psychologists, but through various shades of combined emphasis. The chapters are wide ranging--they deal with basic social identity theory, organizational diversity,leadership, employee turnover, mergers and acquisitions, organizational identification, cooperation and trust in organizations, commitment and work, and socialization and influence within organizations. This book is an integrative platform for a closer relationship between social psychologists and organizational psychologists who study social identity processes in organizations--a relationship that will fuel new directions in basic and applied social identity research, and will significantly advance our understanding of organizational life.

About the Editorsp. ix
List of Contributorsp. xi
Preface and Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Social Identity Theory and Organizational Processesp. 1
Social Identity Dynamics in Modern Organizations: An Organizational Psychology/Organizational Behavior Perspectivep. 13
Which Hat to Wear? The Relative Salience of Multiple Identities in Organizational Contextsp. 31
Identity Orientation and Intergroup Relations in Organizationsp. 49
Majority-Minority Relations in Organizations: Challenges and Opportunitiesp. 67
Self-Categorization and Work-Group Socializationp. 87
Social Identity, Commitment, and Work Behaviorp. 101
Ambiguous Organizational Memberships: Constructing Organizational Identities in Interactions With Othersp. 115
Organizational Identification: Psychological Anchorage and Turnoverp. 131
Cooperation in Organizations: A Social Identity Perspectivep. 149
Identity and Trust in Organizations: One Anatomy of a Productive but Problematic Relationshipp. 167
How Status and Power Differences Erode Personal and Social Identities at Work: A System Justification Critique of Organizational Applications of Social Identity Theoryp. 181
Social Identification, Group Prototypicality, and Emergent Leadershipp. 197
Your Wish Is Our Command: The Role of Shared Social Identity in Translating a Leader's Vision Into Followers' Actionp. 213
Intergroup Relations and Organizational Mergersp. 229
Organizational Identity After a Merger: Sense of Continuity as the Key to Postmerger Identificationp. 249
Corporate Mergers and Stepfamily Marriages: Identity, Harmony, and Commitmentp. 265
Referencesp. 283
Author Indexp. 325
Subject Indexp. 337
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ISBN: 9781841690575
ISBN-10: 1841690570
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 354
Published: 6th September 2002
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.29  x 1.88
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 1