Abusive supervision and subordinate proactive behavior : A stress perspective

Research output: Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works (RGC: 12, 32, 41, 45)32_Refereed conference paper (with ISBN/ISSN)peer-review

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAcademy of Management Conference
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2016

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Title76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, AOM 2016
PlaceUnited States
CityAnaheim
Period5 - 9 August 2016

Abstract

Drawing on transactional model of stress, we propose that (a) abusive supervision is negatively related to subordinate proactive behavior; and (b) there is an interaction among abusive supervision, organizational identification, and positive affectivity that impacts proactive behavior, such that when organizational identification is low and positive affectivity is high, the relationship between abusive supervision and proactive behavior is the most negative. Two multisource studies found that abusive supervision was negatively associated with personal initiative in Study 1 and supervisory proactive behavior in Study 2. Moreover, the three-way interaction of abusive supervision, organizational identification and positive affectivity on personal initiative in Study 1 and organizational, supervisory and coworker-directed proactive behaviors in Study 2 were all significant. Finally, we discuss theoretical and managerial implications, and indicate future research directions.

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Abusive supervision and subordinate proactive behavior : A stress perspective. / Xu, Qin; Zhang, Guangxi; Chan, Andrew; Zhou, Lulu.

Academy of Management Conference. 2016.

Research output: Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works (RGC: 12, 32, 41, 45)32_Refereed conference paper (with ISBN/ISSN)peer-review