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Identifying with the In-group Increases Aggressive Tendencies against the Out-group: The Mediating Role of Schadenfreude

Emotions and Leadership

ISBN: 978-1-83867-202-7, eISBN: 978-1-83867-201-0

ISSN: 1746-9791

Publication date: 26 August 2019

Abstract

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This is one of the few studies to demonstrate that rather than diminishing tendencies to engage in aggressive behaviors, schadenfreude, when experienced within group settings, can instead elicit intentions to aggress against rival or opposing group members.

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Shah, R.I.A.B.R.R. and Tee, E.Y.J. (2019), "Identifying with the In-group Increases Aggressive Tendencies against the Out-group: The Mediating Role of Schadenfreude", Emotions and Leadership (Research on Emotion in Organizations, Vol. 15), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 113-132. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1746-979120190000015011

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