Embracing, Passing, Revealing, and the Ideal Worker Image: How People Navigate Expected and Experienced Professional Identities
Organization Science, Volume 26, Issue 4, 2015.
This paper examines how people navigate organizational pressures to embrace a professional identity that-like the ideal worker image-centers on devotion to work. My field study of a consulting firm demonstrated that although some people easily embrace this expected identity, for others, it conflicts with their experienced professional ide...More
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