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What is Psychological Ownership

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The state of consciousness in which individuals assume a certain target of ownership as inherently theirs, proactively assigning to themselves the accountability for a particular goal, task, or responsibility, hence experiencing feelings of concern for those.
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Green Transformational Leadership as a Redefinition of the Organizational Psychological Contract: Psychological Capital in Green Corporate Performance
Diana Fernandes (University of Minho, Portugal) and Carolina Feliciana Machado (Interdisciplinary Centre of Social Sciences (CICS.NOVA.UMinho), University of Minho, Portugal)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-5768-6.ch002
This study grounds on the contemporary concern towards sustainability, reviewing literature to ascertain the personality traits of current leaders, framing them under the most effective leadership style in order to leverage organizational green consciousness and performance. It provides insights on the multilevel social dynamics outlining individual citizenship behaviors at work, as it advances that organizations shall rely on green transformational leadership to enhance the workforce green cognitions and behaviors, providing workplace opportunities to engage in environmental management related activities, thus leveraging green consciousness and performance. Hence, this study maps the current leader's personality traits so that their leadership paradigm may be best captured in terms of the value congruence between leaders/followers, solidifying a green psychological climate at the organization, impacting on its psychological capital and ownership, reconfiguring the organizational psychological contract by defining it as a collaborative learning process.
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To Serve, and to Be Served: Servant Leadership Inputs on Leveraging Organizational Performance
Refers to the psychologically experienced phenomenon in which an employee develops possessive feelings for the target. Hence, it entails the state of consciousness in which individuals, as personalized organizational agents, assume a certain goal, task, or responsibility as inherently theirs, proactively assigning themselves accountable for those.
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