2. Social Identity in Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Concepts, Controversies and Contributions

  1. Gerard P. Hodgkinson BA., MSc., PhD Professor, Editor-in-Chief, Editorial Board Member, Chartered Occupational Psychologist3 and
  2. Dr. J. Kevin Ford BS., MA., PhD Professor4
  1. S. Alexander Haslam1 and
  2. Naomi Ellemers2

Published Online: 11 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470029307.ch2

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2005, Volume 20

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2005, Volume 20

How to Cite

Haslam, S. A. and Ellemers, N. (2005) Social Identity in Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Concepts, Controversies and Contributions, in International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2005, Volume 20 (eds G. P. Hodgkinson and J. K. Ford), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470029307.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Leeds University Business School, The University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK; http://www.leeds.ac.uk/lubs/http://www.aimresearch.org

  2. 4

    Department of Psychology, 129 Psychology Research Building, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI 48824, USA; http://www.io.psy.msu.edu/jkf

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter, EX4 4QG, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Psychology, Leiden University, PO Box 9555, 2300 RB Leiden, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 MAY 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470867105

Online ISBN: 9780470029305

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Keywords:

  • concept of social identity;
  • organizational mergers and group productivity;
  • social identity;
  • positive distinctiveness;
  • minimal group studies;
  • self-categorization theory;
  • social identity and social influence;
  • analysis of groupthink;
  • understanding organizational phenomena

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Social Identity Concepts

  • Social Identity Controversies

  • Social Identity Contributions

  • Conclusion: What the Social Identity Approach Offers and What It Does Not

  • Acknowledgements

  • References