Article In the closet: a grounded theory by interviewing gays and lesbians and highlighting annual events such the silence of gays and lesbians in the workplace. The results pointed to two central individual factors: susceptibility to threats to self and the salience of homosexual orientation.
First, the sample of this study was limited to the homosexual orientation, for meeting the objectives defined here; however, in adopting this choice, did not consider other sexual orientations, such as bisexual or transsexual, which also stand as important social groups.
Finally, we present some of the anticipatory tactics that homosexual individuals use to mitigate threats to self, and we present their consequences for the decision to disclose sexual orientation at work RQ4. Los Angeles: Sage, The model presented in this study is useful as a framework for analysis not only for gay and lesbian workers, but also for organizations and their managers.
Threat to self minimization tactics are low-risk anticipatory behaviors that individuals use to seek to diminish or eliminate the perception that the declaration of by interviewing gays and lesbians and highlighting annual events such will affect the sense of self-value. BELL, M. For 17 years I worked in 4 offices and had never disclosed.
These results lead us to: Proposition 4a: Homosexual individuals adopt threat to self minimization tactics, such as the renegotiation of the identity relating to sexual orientation, prototypicity of respect of respect, call for authenticity and denial of identity threatened to ameliorate threats to self.
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The model presented in this study is useful as a framework for analysis not only for gay and lesbian workers, but also for organizations and their managers. Los Angeles: Sage, Services on Demand Journal. An integrative review of gender identity discrimination.
Based on the analysis presented, we have: Proposition 2b: The salience of homosexual orientation lowers the chances that gays and lesbians will opt for silence in response to threats to self. An integrative theory of intergroup conflict.
I was really scared. For the literature on the silence of the worker, the study contributes to enable an intra and intersubjective analysis of silence as a socially constructed behavior and by taking a procedural look at how the decision to conceal or reveal sexual orientation is constructed.