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Making sense of myself: exploring the relationship between identity and sensemaking

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A considerable body of work uses a sensemaking lens to understand identity processes in organizations. From this perspective, identities are constructed and maintained as individuals attend to, bracket, and draw on cues to enact meanings about who they are. At the same time, however, theories of identity have also been called upon to explain sensemaking. This is not surprising, since sensemaking is grounded in identity construction. As such, the two literatures have multiple, sometimes compli...

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10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198827115.013.5

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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Pages:
244-260
Series:
Oxford Handbooks
Host title:
Oxford Handbook of Identities in Organizations
Chapter number:
15
Place of publication:
Oxford
Publication date:
2020-01-16
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1073503
ISBN:
9780198827115
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English
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2019-11-22

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