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Long Live Social Exchange Theory

  • Caitlin M. Porter (a1)


Chernyak-Hai and Rabenu (2018) argue that social exchange theory (SET) should be revised to accommodate work relationships in the “new era” of work, characterized by a more diverse workforce with changing expectations for relationships between themselves and their organizational representatives. To account for the modern workplace, Chernyak-Hai and Rabenu introduce “new” or “modern exchange variables” that capture modern workplace conditions and employee characteristics or preferences, which they expect to indirectly influence whether and how employees develop high-quality work relationships with organizational representatives.


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Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Caitlin M. Porter, Department of Psychology, University of Houston, 3695 Cullen Blvd., Room 126, Houston, TX 77204. E-mail:


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Long Live Social Exchange Theory

  • Caitlin M. Porter (a1)


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