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ERIC Number: ED181352
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Sep
Pages: 22
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Predicting Organizational Identification: An Interactional Contingencies Approach.
Gent, Michael J.; And Others
Organizational identification (OID) is defined as a psychological climate variable reflecting positive perceptions of the organization. The prediction of OID, using measures of interpersonal facets of work, was examined for contingencies due to interactions between organizational context/structure and worker self-esteem. It was hypothesized and found (using subgrouping moderator analyses) that, in an organization with routine technology and interdependent task structure, high (but not low) self-esteem workers (N=205) positively related interpersonal facets of work with OID. In a contrasting organization, however, the opposite moderator effect was predicted and found: interpersonal facets were positively correlated with OID for low (but not high) self-esteem workers (N=126). (Author)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (87th, New York, NY, September 1-5, 1979)