Social comparison processes

theoretical and empirical perspectives
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Hemisphere Pub. Corp., distributed solely by Halsted Press , Washington, New York
Social psychology., Self-perception., Attitude (Psycho
Statementedited by Jerry M. Suls, Richard L. Miller.
ContributionsSuls, Jerry M., Miller, Richard L.
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LC ClassificationsHM299 .S58
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 371 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL4541772M
ISBN 100470991747
LC Control Number77008572

A Theory of Social Comparison Processes, Retrieved Septemfrom database A Theory of Social Comparison Processes Leon Festinger∗ In this paper we shall present a further development of a previously published theory concerning opinion influence processes in social Cited by: Social comparison processes: Theoretical and empirical perspectives [Suls, Jerry M., Miller, Richard L.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. Social Comparison and Social Psychology. Edited by. enterprise gamification intensifies social comparison behavior. Based on the assumption that intensified social comparison processes are a result of implementing gamification in the workplace, this paper studies whether social comparison behavior is a mediating variable that explains the effects of gamification usage.

The process of social comparison underlies social evaluation (Pettigrew ) and relates to reference group processes (e.g., Hyman and Singer ), which in turn are critical to understanding diverse sociological issues pertaining, for example, to identity development, justice, interpersonal and intergroup relationships, and group decision.

We systematically analyze the role of social comparison processes in organizations. Specifically, we describe how social comparison processes have been used to explain six key areas of organizational inquiry: (1) organizational justice, (2) performance appraisal, (3) virtual work environments, (4) affective behavior in the workplace, (5) stress, and (6) leadership.

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Suls, Richard L. Miller. A Theory of Social Comparison Processes. Leon Festinger. Human Relations 7: 2, Download Citation. If you have the appropriate software installed, you can download article citation data to the citation manager of your choice.

Simply select your. In an article recently published in Psychological Bulletin, Gerber, Wheeler, and Suls reviewed six decades of research on social comparison, examining the classic questions of who we choose to compare with (selection studies) and the effects of those comparisons (reaction studies), while looking at moderators for both stages of the process.

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Social comparison processes play an increasingly pivotal role in psychological theories of how people interpret health threats, how they understand their own health risks, how and when they decide to seek care for physical symptoms, and how they adapt to serious illness and disability.

Social networking sites (SNSs), such as Facebook, provide abundant social comparison opportunities. Given the widespread use of SNSs, the purpose of the present set of studies was to examine the.

When psychologists think of social comparison theory, they initially recall Leon Festinger’s classic paper on a theory of social comparison processes. However, in the three decades since the publication of this work, social comparison theory has evolved in several ways.

Social Comparison Processes and Well-Being. by Pieternel Dijkstra and Abraham P. Buunk.

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Additional information on these topics can be found in the book Subjective Well-Being and Life Satisfaction, which is available from the publisher and on in paperback, hardcover, and Kindle versions.

Social Comparison Theories: Key Readings offers a core and comprehensive collection of readings that focus on the motivations and mechanisms underlying social comparison effects, the role of social comparison processes in everyday life, the similarities and differences between interpersonal and inter-group social comparisons, and the strategies.

Comparison of objects, events, and situations is integral to judgment; comparisons of the self with other people comprise one of the building blocks of human conduct and experience. After four decades of research, the topic of social comparison is more popular than ever.

In this timely handbook a. The present chapter provides a review of the most important literature on the relationships between social comparison processes and subjective well-being, in terms of, for example, positive affect and a positive self-image.

Comparison of objects, events, and situations is integral to judgment; comparisons of the self with other people comprise one of the building blocks of human conduct and experience. After four decades of research, the topic of social comparison is more popular than ever.4/5(2).

parison processes. Social Comparison and Social Media Humans are thought to possess a fundamental book use is associated with increased depres-sion and decreased well-being (Feinstein et al.

The hypothesis that social comparison processes and associated fairness concerns affect the labor market has a long history; it dates back at least to Marshall (), Slichter (), and Hicks (), and practitioners, such as William H.

Davis, director of the. Social comparison theory is the idea that individuals determine their own social and personal worth based on how they stack up against others.

in the process, develop a more positive self. The Social Comparison Theory was developed by social psychologist Leon Festinger who published his first journal on the theory in the Journal of Human Relations in Hypotheses of the Social Comparison Theory. According to the social comparison theory, we have the drive to assess our opinions and abilities.

When we can’t evaluate our. The social comparison process involves people coming to know themselves by evaluating their own attitudes, abilities, and traits in comparison with others. In most cases, we try to compare ourselves to those in our peer group or with whom we are similar.

  There are two kinds of social comparison—upward social comparison and downward. 2 days ago  A disadvantage might be that social comparison processes come into play, as each participant may be influenced by the others.

You have noted this Value of interviews, more in-depth information from each individual, individual themes can be pursued. You have explained this well. vation, particularly in terms of the social comparison processes in-volved. To experience the sense of unfairness and resentment that characterizes personal relative deprivation, a person must make a comparison and decide that she does not have what she “should” have (Crosby, ).

Festinger’s () social comparison theory em. International Journal of Social Psychiatry 2, Download Citation If you have the appropriate software installed, you can download article citation data. Social comparison and social identity 7 2. A theoretical outline Social comparison processes and social identity: A definition and some assumptions Tajfel’s linkage of social categorization and social comparison processes with the theme of social identity will be briefly outlined.

We systematically analyze the role of social comparison processes in organizations. Specifically, we describe how social comparison processes have been used to explain six key areas of organizational inquiry: (1) organizational justice, (2) performance appraisal, (3) virtual work environments, (4) affective behavior in the workplace, (5) stress, and (6) leadership.

Social comparison theory, initially proposed by social psychologist Leon Festinger incenters on the belief that there is a drive within individuals to gain accurate self-evaluations.

The theory explains how individuals evaluate their own opinions and abilities by comparing themselves to others in order to reduce uncertainty in these domains, and learn how to define the self.An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. ERIC ED The Effect of Social Comparison Processes on Self-Evaluative Reactions. Item Preview remove-circle.JOURNAL of EXPERIMENTAL SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY stTrTEMLNT 1, () Studies in Social Comparison-Introduction and Overview BIBB LATAICE Columbia L-mb, From the simple assumption that humans have a drive to evaluate themselves, Leon Festinger in his theory of social comparison processes () derived a coherent and extensive theoretical structure from which .