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ERIC Number: EJ665660
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0001-8791
Engaging in Upward and Downward Comparisons as a Determinant of Relative Deprivation at Work: A Longitudinal Study.
Buunk, Bram P.; Zurriaga, Rosario; Gonzalez-Roma, Vicente; Subirats, Monserrat
Journal of Vocational Behavior, v62 n2 p370-88 Apr 2003
A longitudinal study of 93 nurses showed that those who initially derived both positive and negative feelings from upward comparisons (with colleagues who perform better) and negative feelings from downward comparisons increased relative deprivation at work after one year. Downward comparison also increased relative deprivation after a year. (Contains 57 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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