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Polish Psychological Bulletin

The Journal of Committee for Psychological Sciences of Polish Academy of Sciences

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Volume 43, Issue 4 (Dec 2012)

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Cognitive aspects of participation: Evidence from two studies

Ryszard Stocki / Andrzej Bielecki
  • Faculty of Electrotechnics, Automation, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering, AGH University of Science and Technology
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Published Online: 2012-12-14 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v10059-012-0033-2

Abstract

The trouble of proving the effects of participation lies in the mismatch between three aspects of ownership: physical (possession), legal (ownership proper) and psychological (participation). In our interdisciplinary systemic model of ownership, we propose 10 relationships related to ownership/participation from: „A is a part of B” - greatest involvement to „A does not know about B” - the least involvement. „A” and „B” may take different values of: a person, an institution, a community, a group, an object (material, energetic, informational, purchasing). Once formalized we can view the studies in participation from one, system theory point of view, and formulate hypotheses related to many aspects of ownership. A multilevel analysis with multiple measures of both participation and effectiveness from two data sets has supported the proposed model.

Keywords : ownership; participation; systems theory; psychological ownership; possession; cognition

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About the article

Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Ryszard Stocki, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Faculty in Katowice, Kossutha 9, 40-844 Katowice, Poland. e-mail: ryszard@stocki.org


Published Online: 2012-12-14

Published in Print: 2012-12-01


Citation Information: Polish Psychological Bulletin, ISSN (Print) 0079-2993, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v10059-012-0033-2.

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