(Secretly) Blowing Out Candles to Make Ours Burn Brighter: the Relationship Between Self-Esteem, Malicious Envy, and Interpersonal Behaviors
We expect vanquished high-self esteem individuals to congratulate a winner graciously, while envy prompts the low self-esteem individual to react bitterly or maliciously. However, our findings challenge such intuitions, suggesting that high self-esteem people may be overtly kinder to envied others but engage in covert sabotage of their future success.
Cait Lamberton, Kirk Kristofferson, and Darren W. Dahl (2012) ,"(Secretly) Blowing Out Candles to Make Ours Burn Brighter: the Relationship Between Self-Esteem, Malicious Envy, and Interpersonal Behaviors ", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 40, eds. Zeynep Gürhan-Canli, Cele Otnes, and Rui (Juliet) Zhu, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 178-181.
Cait Lamberton, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Kirk Kristofferson, University of British Columbia, Canada
Darren W. Dahl, University of British Columbia, Canada
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Identity Threats, Compensatory Consumption and Working Memory Capacity: When and Why Feeling Threatened Leads to Heightened Evaluations of Identity-Relevant Products
The Impostor Syndrome from Luxury Consumption
Dafna Goor, Harvard Business School, USA
Nailya Ordabayeva, Boston College, USA
Anat Keinan, Harvard Business School, USA
Sandrine Crener, Harvard Business School, USA
E4. Doing Good for Nothing: Motive Inferences from the Probabilistic Profits of Prosociality
Ike Silver, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Jackie Silverman, University of Pennsylvania, USA