|Appears in Collections:||Psychology Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||"We Are, Therefore We Should": Evidence That In-Group Identification Mediates the Acquisition of In-Group Norms|
|Author(s):||Livingstone, Andrew G|
Haslam, S Alexander
|Citation:||Livingstone AG, Haslam SA, Postmes T & Jetten J (2011) "We Are, Therefore We Should": Evidence That In-Group Identification Mediates the Acquisition of In-Group Norms, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 41 (8), pp. 1857-1876.|
|Abstract:||In 2 field studies (Ns = 71 and 113), we tested the prediction that in-group identification would mediate the acquisition of group norms by new group members. Study 1 demonstrated that participants surveyed after a team-development program reported greater awareness of in-group norms of teamwork and cooperation, compared to those surveyed at the start. Moreover, there was evidence that this effect was mediated by increased in-group identification. Study 2 replicated this finding, and showed that the effects were specific to the norm of teamwork. Acquisition of alternative norms of individualism and competitiveness did not increase after participation in the program, and did not correlate with identification. Practical implications and future work are discussed.|
|Rights:||The publisher does not allow this work to be made publicly available in this Repository. Please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author. You can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study.|
|Notes:||This research was made possible by support from the ESRC (RES-148–25–0014 and PTA-030–2002–00306) and the Leverhulme Trust (ECF/2007/0050).|
|Livingstone et al_JASP_2011.pdf||268.84 kB||Adobe PDF||Under Permanent Embargo Request a copy|
Note: If any of the files in this item are currently embargoed, you can request a copy directly from the author by clicking the padlock icon above. However, this facility is dependent on the depositor still being contactable at their original email address.
This item is protected by original copyright
Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.