TITLE

THE ROLE OF "IMPLICIT JUSTIFICATIONS" IN LEGITIMIZING AND JUSTIFYING SELF-SERVING GROUP ALLOCATIONS

AUTHOR(S)
Diekmann, Kristina A.
PUB. DATE
August 1995
SOURCE
Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings;1995, p312
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Proceeding
ABSTRACT
When allocating resources to their group, people are able to "get away with" taking more than an objectively fair and equal share because there exists an "implicit justification" that fellow group members will benefit. Subjects were more self-serving when allocating to their group than when allocating to only themselves.
ACCESSION #
17536594

 

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