The mediating effect of controllability attributional style between abusive supervision and the selected work outcomes

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The mediating effect of controllability attributional style between abusive supervision and the selected work outcomes

 

Author: Chiu, Yin-king
Title: The mediating effect of controllability attributional style between abusive supervision and the selected work outcomes
Degree: D.B.A.
Year: 2016
Subject: Organizational behavior.
Attribution (Social psychology)
Hong Kong Polytechnic University -- Dissertations
Department: Faculty of Business
Pages: 102 pages : illustrations
Language: English
InnoPac Record: http://library.polyu.edu.hk/record=b2929077
URI: http://theses.lib.polyu.edu.hk/handle/200/8764
Abstract: Drawing on the reformulated theory of learned helplessness, attribution theory and abusive supervision, this study investigates the mediating effects of subordinates' controllability attributional style between abusive supervision and the impacts on work outcomes (job satisfaction, affective organizational commitment, and job engagement). Using data collected from 181 participants, I found that controllability attributional style partially mediated the negative effects of abusive supervision on job satisfaction and affective organizational commitment.

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