Study of the Status Behavior Inside the Organization as an Invariant of a Social One: Opportunities, Constraints and Perspectives 1154
PhD in Psychology, associate professor at the Chair of Management Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia
The article reviews the problem of research status in the Organization, as well as the development of psychodiagnostic tools able to measure the various manifestations of statusness in the organizational context. The article presents the modern international approaches to understanding and interpretation of the notion of «status», dismantles modern foreign tests and questionnaires that can be used to diagnose the specific techniques and methods of status of human behaviour in a wide range of social situations, describes a study on adapting the questionnaires measuring sets of the events and facts that affect the status and reputation as well as perspectives for further research.
Keywords: status invariant, social behavior, statusness, status-hierarchical behavior in organization, Cronbach’s alpha test-questionnaire
Column: Social psychology
- Buss D.M. Strategic individual differences: The evolutionary psychology of
selection, evocation, and manipulation. Twins as a tool of behavior
genetics. T.J. Bouchard, P. Propping, eds. Chichester: J. Wiley, 1993, pp.
- Buss D.M. The evolution of desire: Strategies of human mating. Harvard
Journal of Low and Public Policy, 2006, no. 18, pp. 537–546.
- Buss D.M., Shackelford T.K., McKibbin W.F. The Mate Retention
Inventory-Short Form (MRI-SF) [Electronic resource]. Personality and
Individual Differences, 2008. Vol. 44, no. 1, pp. 322–334. Available at:
- Hogan R., Hogan J. Personality and status [Electronic resource].
Personality, social skills, and psychopathology: An individual differences
approach. D.G. Gilbert, J.J. Connoly, eds. – N.-Y.: Plenum Press, 1991, pp.
137–154. Available at:
- Kyl-Heku L.M., Buss D.M. Tactics as units of analysis in personality
psychology [Electronic resource]: An illustration using tactics of hierarchy
negotiation. Personality and Individual Differences, 1996. Vol. 21, no.
4, pp. 497–517. Available at:
- Kochetova T.V. Experience of using the russified version of the
questionnaire "Events and behaviors affecting status and reputation at the
Russian and American samples". Problems of psychology in 21st
Century, 2012. Vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 72–80.
- Tactics of hierarchy negotiation [Electronic resource] / Ole Ch.H. Lund,
Ch. K. Tamnes, C. Moestue, D.M. Buss, Vollrath Margarete. Journal of
Research in Personality, 2007. Vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 25–44. Available at: