“When conflicts arise between personal and organizational values, some employees may feel pressure to suppress their own values and pretend to embrace organizational values. I describe this behavior as creating facades of conformity.
Selected Work by Topic
To thine own self be true?: Facades of conformity, values congruence, and the magnifying impact of leader integrity.
Creating facades of conformity in the face of job insecurity: A study of consequences and conditions.
Wearing the cloak: Antecedents and consequences of creating facades of conformity.
And the award for best actor goes to…: Facades of conformity in organizational settings.
Authenticity at work: Its shapes, triggers, and consequences
Authenticity in the workplace: An African American perspective
Being Your True Self at Work: Integrating the Fragmented Research on Authenticity in Organizations
Authenticity on one’s own terms.
Bringing the inside out: Enhancing authenticity and positive identity in organizations
Turning a Blind or Critical Eye to Leader Value Breaches: The Role of Value Congruence in Employee Perceptions of Leader Integrity
Paternalistic leadership and employee well-being: A moderated mediation model
An exploratory study of employee silence: Issues that employees don’t communicate upward and why.
How do callings relate to job performance? The role of organizational commitment and ideological contract fulfillment.
Why do racial slurs remain prevalent in the workplace? Integrating theory on intergroup behavior.
Does coworkers’ upward mobility affect employees’ turnover intention?: The roles of perceived employability and prior job similarity.
Silicon Alley.com: Struggling for legitimacy in the new media.
Splintered identities and organizational change.
Information cues and decision making: The effects of learning, momentum and social comparison in competing teams.