• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Exchange Processes

Social exchange theory has been used to explain individuals' behavior across a broad range of interpersonal relationships. First proposed by sociologist George Homans in 1958, social exchange theory posits that all interpersonal interactions (e.g., romantic relationships, ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles