When Worlds Collide in Cyberspace: How Boundary Work in Online Social Networks Impacts Professional Relationships

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleWhen Worlds Collide in Cyberspace: How Boundary Work in Online Social Networks Impacts Professional Relationships Author(S)Ariane Ollier-Malaterre (Author)
Abstract  As employees increasingly interact with their professional contacts in online social networks that are personal in nature, such as Facebook or Twitter, they are likely to experience a collision of their professional and personal identities unique to this new and expanding social space. In particular, online social networks present employees with boundary management and identity negotiation opportunities and challenges because they invite nontailored self-disclosure to broad audiences while offering few of the physical and social cues that normally guide social interactions ...Paginationp 645-669
SubjectManagementDescriptorsManagement
Journal TitleThe Academy of Management Review  
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