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Identity at Work

  • By: Winifred R. Poster
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

Identity in the workplace refers to the subjective side of employment. In contrast to the material dimensions of work often studied in the labor process (e.g., wages, contracts, and career ladders), identity is an experience and may be harder to measure ...

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