Inherited Affect

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Identity in the Workplace

Ashforth, B. E., & Schinoff, B. S. (2016). Identity under construction: How individuals come to define themselves in organizations. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 3, 111-137.

Cable, D. M., Gino, F., & Staats, B. R. (2013). Breaking them in or eliciting their best? Reframing socialization around newcomers’ authentic self-expression. Administrative Science Quarterly, 58(1), 1-36.

Erikson, E. H. (1980). Identity and the life cycle. New York: WW Norton & Company.

Obodaru, O. (2012). The self not taken: How alternative selves develop and how they influence our professional lives. Academy of Management Review, 37(1), 34-57.

Pratt, M. G., Rockmann, K. W., & Kaufmann, J. B. (2006). Constructing professional identity: The role of work and identity learning cycles in the customization of identity among medical residents. Academy of Management Journal, 49(2), 235–262.

Ramarajan, L. (2014). Past, Present and Future Research on Multiple Identities: Toward an Intrapersonal Network Approach. The Academy of Management Annals, 8(1), 589–659.

Stryker, S., & Burke, P. J. (2000). The past, present, and future of an identity theory. Social psychology quarterly, 284-297.

Wrzesniewski, A., Dutton, J. E., & Debebe, G. (2003). Interpersonal sensemaking and the meaning of work. Research in organizational behavior, 25, 93-135.


Intergenerational Decision-making

Bang, H. M., Koval, C., & Wade-Benzoni, K. A. (2017). It’s the thought that counts over time: The interplay of intent, outcome, stewardship, and legacy motivations in intergenerational reciprocity. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 73, 197–210.

Hernandez, M., Chen, Y. R., & Wade-Benzoni, K. A. (2006). Toward an understanding of psychological distance reduction between generations: A cross-cultural perspective. In National culture and groups. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Hernandez, M., Noval, L. J., & Wade-Benzoni, K. A. (2015). How leaders can create intergenerational systems to promote organizational sustainability. Organizational Dynamics, 44(2), 104–111.

Tost, L. P., Hernandez, M., & Wade-Benzoni, K. A. (2008). Pushing the boundaries: A review and extension of the psychological dynamics of intergenerational conflict in organizational contexts. In Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management (Vol. 27, pp. 93–147).

Wade-Benzoni, K. A. (2002). A Golden Rule over Time: Reciprocity in Intergenerational Allocation Decisions. Academy of Management Journal, 45(5), 1011–1028.

Wade-Benzoni, K. A., Hernandez, M., Medvec, V., & Messick, D. (2008). In fairness to future generations: The role of egocentrism, uncertainty, power, and stewardship in judgments of intergenerational allocations. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44(2), 233–245.

Wade-Benzoni, K. A., Tost, L. P., Hernandez, M., & Larrick, R. P. (2012). It’s Only a Matter of Time: Death, Legacies, and Intergenerational Decisions. Psychological Science, 23(7), 704–709.


Distinct from:

  • Emotional contagion: Hatfield, E., Cacioppo, J. T., & Rapson, R. L. (1992). Primitive Emotional Contagion. In Emotion and social behavior (pp. 151–177).
  • Personal narratives: McAdams, D. P. (2001). The Psychology of Life Stories. Revide of General Psychology, 5(2), 100–122.
  • Social norms: Sherif, M. (1936). The Psychology Of Social Norms. Harper.