Models Of Relational Models

846 Words4 Pages
Relational Models
In-depth review on relational models theory reveals four relational models that people use (unconsciously) “to plan and to generate their own action, to understand, remember, and anticipate others’ action, to coordinate the joint production of collective action and institutions, and to evaluate their own and others’ actions” (Bridoux & Stoelhorst, 2016:232). This theory gives insight on how mental representations of relationships affect contributions to joint value creation.
Communal Sharing (CS): actor is characterized by a fusion of the self with the community. In this type of relational models, the community identity is psychologically salient while the personal identity is rendered invisible/pushed to the background. In CS frame, everybody sees
…show more content…
In addition, the relational theory emphasize further that the four models are sufficient enough to generate the very high diversity in social relationships observed in practice based on the following two reasons. First, actors’ relationship behavior/disposition may be different if found in different domain of their relationship, and it outcomes variety across relationships (Fiske & Haslam, 2005; Fiske, 2012; Bridoux & Stoelhorst, 2016). Second, the cultural context (i.e., organizational, ethnic national, etc.), ascertain the precise implementation rules of the relational models. In other words, when, how, and with whom to implement each relational model ( e.g,. in order to operate EM, actors must have a shared understanding of the exact proper interval between receiving and giving in return; Bridoux & Stoelhorst,
Get Access