Date of Award
Master of Science in Psychology
Psychological ownership is the state where an individual believes that a target of some kind belongs to him or her, separate and regardless of legal ownership. The purpose of this study is to further the psychological ownership literature by investigating of certain individual characteristics will predict psycholgocial ownership and of work contextual issues will moderate those relationships. Results of this study indicate that the personal initiative and locus of control characteristics do predict psychological ownership.
Kowallis, Daniel Todd, "Psychological ownership and individual differences" (2012). Theses Digitization Project. 4046.