Social identity influence on career building in managerial activity



The paper covers influence of personal, ethnical, national, gender and professional identity on career building in the management field. Major levels, stages and structure of professional identity are distinguished with the help of theory overview. Career building as a complex process of personality development and interaction of these components is considered within the analysis of current concepts of social identity.

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Keywords: identity, career, manager, management, identity formation, self-efficiency, profession

Publication rubric: Psychology in social management, human resources, organizational development

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Nikolaeva A.A., Karakhanyan K. Social identity influence on career building in managerial activity [Elektronnyi resurs]. Socio-economic and psychological problems of management,


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Information About the Authors

Alla A. Nikolaeva, PhD in Sociology, Associate Professor, Department of Theory and Practice of Management, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Karina Karakhanyan, graduate student, Department of Differential Psychology and Psychophysiology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:



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