Superordinate Identity

"The superordinate identity is the result of members of the team being different while at the same time part of an “elite” group which operates separately from the rest of the organization, with a common objective of the highest importance, with clearly defined deliverables and short deadlines requiring intense"

If people see themselves as part of group that is larger than a smaller group.  It could be the group of empathy. A universal group that we are all part of and the transcends and allegiance to a smaller group.