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URN etd-0025120-172128
Author Jui-Yu Liu
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Department Institute of Human Resource Management
Year 2019
Semester 1
Degree Master
Type of Document
Language English
Title Exploring the role of self-construct theory, relative deprivation theory and justice theories in LGBT employees experiences of workplace discrimination
Date of Defense 2020-01-17
Page Count 153
Keyword
  • Transactional Stress and Coping Model
  • LGBT workplace discrimination
  • justice theories
  • Minority Stress Model
  • relative deprivation theory
  • self-construct theory
  • Abstract This is a qualitative research exploring LGBT employees’ workplace discrimination based on self-construct theory, relative deprivation theory and justice theories. Moreover, this research will also discuss the impacts, psychological and career-wise, workplace discrimination brings and how an LGBT employee would cope with discrimination. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with eight participants in total. First part begins with how the three theories explain LGBT employees’ perception of workplace discrimination. Second research question investigate how participants’ experiences have influenced them in terms of work attitudes, psychological aspect and career plan. The last part focuses on participants’ coping strategies when they perceive discrimination at work. With the intention of being a voice for LGBT employees, this research hopes organizations could care and value their talents and have an understanding communication with their LGBT employees.
    Advisory Committee
  • Carol Lee - chair
  • Chia-I Kuo - co-chair
  • David McConville - advisor
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  • etd-0025120-172128.pdf
  • Indicate in-campus at 0 year and off-campus access at 1 year.
    Date of Submission 2020-01-25

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