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The Role of Culture, Workgroup Membership, and Organizational Status on Cooperation and Trust: An Experimental Investigation

Loh, Jennifer Min Ing; Smith, Joanne; Restubog, Simon


We examined how interactions among participants' cultural backgrounds (e.g., Australian vs. Singaporean) and multiple subgroups (e.g., cultural group membership, workgroup membership, organizational status) affect trust and cooperation in the workplace. University students (120 Australians, 120 Singaporeans) responded to hypothetical scenarios of cooperation and trust in the workplace. The results indicated that, for both Australians and Singaporeans, trust and cooperation were more strongly...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Applied Social Psychology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1559-1816.2010.00688.x


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