Match!

The mediating role of LMX between abusive supervision and work behaviors: A replication and extension

Published on Apr 1, 2014in American Journal of Business
· DOI :10.1108/AJB-06-2013-0038
Stijn Decoster4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Katholieke Universiteit Leuven),
Jeroen Camps7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Katholieke Universiteit Leuven),
Jeroen Stouten16
Estimated H-index: 16
(Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
Cite
Abstract
Purpose - – In a replication of a multi-source study by Xu Design/methodology/approach - – The authors collected multi-source data in order to minimize common method bias. The authors conducted regression analyses, Sobel tests, and bootstrapping techniques. Findings - – The authors found support that LMX mediates the negative relationship between abusive supervision and OCBO and OCBI. However, the authors could not replicate the mediating role of LMX in the association between abusive supervision and employees' performance. Similar results were obtained when the data were analyzed with the active-aggressive and passive-aggressive abusive supervision subscales. Research limitations/implications - – Due to the cross-sectional nature of the study, this study does not allow the authors to draw causal conclusions regarding the proposed relationships. Originality/value - – The authors replicated Xu
  • References (63)
  • Citations (7)
Cite
References63
Newest
Published on Feb 10, 2016in Frontiers in Psychology2.13
Jeroen Camps1
Estimated H-index: 1
(University of Cambridge),
Jeroen Stouten16
Estimated H-index: 16
(Katholieke Universiteit Leuven),
Martin Euwema27
Estimated H-index: 27
(Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
The present study investigates the relation between supervisors’ personality traits and employees’ experiences of supervisory abuse, an area that – to date – remained largely unexplored in previous research. Field data collected from 103 supervisor-subordinate dyads showed that contrary to our expectations supervisors’ agreeableness and neuroticism were not significantly related to abusive supervision, nor were supervisors’ extraversion or openness to experience. Interestingly, however, our find...
Published on Sep 1, 2014
Bookauthor1
Estimated H-index: 1
Published on Sep 1, 2013in Journal of Business Research4.03
Richard W. Easley6
Estimated H-index: 6
(Baylor University),
Charles S. Madden10
Estimated H-index: 10
(Baylor University),
Van Gray2
Estimated H-index: 2
(Baylor University)
While replications are an important and integral component of the scientific method, and are common in the natural science literature, the usefulness of replication research is not as widely practiced in the social sciences. The authors previously (1995, 2000) investigated the prevalence of replication research by soliciting journal editors' perceptions of their disciplines' attitudes toward such work. Originally, two studies questioned editors — first in the natural and social sciences and, lat...
Published on Jul 1, 2013in Journal of Organizational Behavior5.00
Mark J. Martinko8
Estimated H-index: 8
(UQ: University of Queensland),
Paul Harvey21
Estimated H-index: 21
(UNH: University of New Hampshire)
+ 1 AuthorsJeremy D. Mackey10
Estimated H-index: 10
(FSU: Florida State University)
This paper reviews studies concerned with abusive supervision and provides a constructive revision of Tepper’s 2007 model. As a result of our review of the recent research, we revised the 2007 Tepper model and added additional variables and casual paths to increase its explanatory potential. The model we propose distinguishes between abusive supervisory behavior and abusive supervisory perceptions, suggesting that each of these variables needs to be studied separately until we know more about ho...
Published on Apr 1, 2013in Applied Psychology3.27
Weipeng Lin7
Estimated H-index: 7
(PKU: Peking University),
Lei Wang26
Estimated H-index: 26
(PKU: Peking University),
Shuting Chen1
Estimated H-index: 1
(PKU: Peking University)
Researchers generally believe that abusive supervision leads to poor employee well-being (e.g. poor mental health and lower job satisfaction). However, these relationships are not always observed. Based on the cognitive appraisal theory, the current research extended the content domain of abusive supervision research by examining the moderating effect of power distance orientation (the extent to which an individual accepts the unequal distribution of power in institutions and organisations), a k...
Published on Jan 1, 2013in Journal of Applied Psychology5.07
Nathan P. Podsakoff21
Estimated H-index: 21
,
Steven W. Whiting6
Estimated H-index: 6
(IU: Indiana University Bloomington)
+ 1 AuthorsKe Michael Mai5
Estimated H-index: 5
(UA: University of Arizona)
Despite the increased attention paid to biases attributable to common method variance (CMV) over the past 50 years, researchers have only recently begun to systematically examine the effect of specific sources of CMV in previously published empirical studies. Our study contributes to this research by examining the extent to which common rater, item, and measurement context characteristics bias the relationships between organizational citizenship behaviors and performance evaluations using a mixe...
Published on Nov 1, 2012in Perspectives on Psychological Science8.19
Sander L. Koole40
Estimated H-index: 40
(VU: VU University Amsterdam),
Daniel Lakens23
Estimated H-index: 23
Although replications are vital to scientific progress, psychologists rarely engage in systematic replication efforts. In this article, we consider psychologists’ narrative approach to scientific publications as an underlying reason for this neglect and propose an incentive structure for replications within psychology. First, researchers need accessible outlets for publishing replications. To accomplish this, psychology journals could publish replication reports in files that are electronically ...
Published on Nov 1, 2012in Perspectives on Psychological Science8.19
Matthew C. Makel14
Estimated H-index: 14
(Duke University),
Jonathan A. Plucker33
Estimated H-index: 33
(UConn: University of Connecticut),
Boyd Hegarty1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UNH: University of New Hampshire)
Recent controversies in psychology have spurred conversations about the nature and quality of psychological research. One topic receiving substantial attention is the role of replication in psychological science. Using the complete publication history of the 100 psychology journals with the highest 5-year impact factors, the current article provides an overview of replications in psychological research since 1900. This investigation revealed that roughly 1.6% of all psychology publications used ...
Published on Oct 1, 2012in Leadership Quarterly5.63
Dawn S. Carlson38
Estimated H-index: 38
(Baylor University),
Merideth Ferguson14
Estimated H-index: 14
(USU: Utah State University)
+ 1 AuthorsDwayne Whitten23
Estimated H-index: 23
(A&M: Texas A&M University)
Abstract Building on the theoretical foundations of conservation of resources theory, this research provides insights into the relationship of abusive supervision with work–family conflict (work-to-family and family-to-work). Further, it is the first attempt to incorporate the emotional labor to burnout link as the mediating process between abuse and conflict. Using a sample of 328 individuals working fulltime we examined both the direct relationship of abuse with conflict as well as the indirec...
Published on Oct 1, 2012in Leadership Quarterly5.63
Christian Kiewitz18
Estimated H-index: 18
(UD: University of Dayton),
Simon Lloyd D. Restubog29
Estimated H-index: 29
(ANU: Australian National University)
+ 3 AuthorsRobert L. Tang14
Estimated H-index: 14
(De La Salle–College of Saint Benilde)
Abstract Drawing upon social learning theory, the intergenerational transmission of violence hypothesis, and research on self-control, we develop a model of the relationships among previous experiences of family undermining, self-control, and abusive supervision. We tested the model with data obtained from supervisor–employee matched pairs in Study 1 and matched triads in Study 2. Results revealed that: 1) supervisors who experienced higher levels of family undermining (whether reported by the i...
Cited By7
Newest
Published on Mar 1, 2019in Personnel Psychology6.93
Jeremy D. Mackey10
Estimated H-index: 10
(AU: Auburn University),
Charn P. McAllister6
Estimated H-index: 6
(NU: Northeastern University)
+ 1 AuthorsGang Wang9
Estimated H-index: 9
(Florida State University College of Business)
Published on Feb 8, 2019in Journal of Business and Psychology2.58
Mohd Ahmad Al-Hawari (College of Business Administration), Shaker Bani-Melhem1
Estimated H-index: 1
(College of Business Administration),
Samina Quratulain (College of Business Administration)
This paper examines multiple workplace interpersonal stressors experienced by frontline employees. Drawing upon conservation of resources theory, we propose that abusive supervision and customer incivility positively relate to emotional exhaustion and indirectly affect service performance and the capacity to satisfy customers. The study posits that employee resilience is an individual difference variable that mitigates the impact of interpersonal stressors on emotional exhaustion and buffers the...
Published on Jan 1, 2019in Journal of Applied Psychology5.07
Gang Wang9
Estimated H-index: 9
(FSU: Florida State University),
Chad H. Van Iddekinge21
Estimated H-index: 21
(FSU: Florida State University)
+ 1 AuthorsJohn D. Bishoff2
Estimated H-index: 2
Published on Aug 13, 2018in Journal of Managerial Psychology1.42
Chen Zhao1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications),
Zhonghua Gao1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Capital University of Economics and Business),
Yonghong Liu1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UNCG: University of North Carolina at Greensboro)
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine how relative abusive supervision (i.e. team member’s perceived abusive supervision as compared with the team mean) influences team member’s job attitudes through the mediating role of relative leader–member exchange. This study also explores the cross-level moderating roles of team-level abusive supervision and team-level leader–member exchange (LMX) in the process. Design/methodology/approach This study used two-wave data from 1,479 employees in 1...
Yi Meng1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Chongqing Technology and Business University),
Jing Tan1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Third Military Medical University),
Jing Li1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Chongqing Technology and Business University)
AbstractDrawing upon the componential theory of creativity, cognitive evaluation theory and social exchange theory, the study reported in this paper tested a mediating model based on the hypothesis that abusive supervision negatively influences creativity sequentially through leader–member exchange (LMX) and intrinsic motivation. The study employed structural equation modelling to analyse data from a survey on 857 postgraduates with academic supervisors at four universities in China. The finding...
Published on Jul 1, 2017in Journal of Management9.06
Jeremy D. Mackey10
Estimated H-index: 10
(AU: Auburn University),
Rachel E. Frieder6
Estimated H-index: 6
(ODU: Old Dominion University)
+ 1 AuthorsMark J. Martinko8
Estimated H-index: 8
(FAMU: Florida A&M University)
We conducted a meta-analysis and empirical review of abusive supervision research in order to derive meta-analytic population estimates for the relationships between perceptions of abusive supervision and numerous demographic, justice, individual difference, leadership, and outcome variables. The use of psychometric correction enabled us to provide weighted mean correlations and population correlation estimates that accounted for attenuation due to measurement error and sampling error variance. ...
Published on Feb 10, 2016in Frontiers in Psychology2.13
Jeroen Camps1
Estimated H-index: 1
(University of Cambridge),
Jeroen Stouten16
Estimated H-index: 16
(Katholieke Universiteit Leuven),
Martin Euwema27
Estimated H-index: 27
(Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
The present study investigates the relation between supervisors’ personality traits and employees’ experiences of supervisory abuse, an area that – to date – remained largely unexplored in previous research. Field data collected from 103 supervisor-subordinate dyads showed that contrary to our expectations supervisors’ agreeableness and neuroticism were not significantly related to abusive supervision, nor were supervisors’ extraversion or openness to experience. Interestingly, however, our find...
Published on Feb 1, 2016in Leadership Quarterly5.63
Saima Naseer2
Estimated H-index: 2
(IIUI: International Islamic University, Islamabad),
Usman Raja12
Estimated H-index: 12
(Brock University)
+ 2 AuthorsWendy Darr3
Estimated H-index: 3
Abstract Using social exchange theory, we propose a three-way interaction of despotic leadership, leader member exchange (LMX), and perceived organizational politics (POP) to predict employee job performance, organizational citizenship behaviors (OCBs), and creativity. Using two-source field data (N = 480) with independent measures for predictors (self-reports) and outcomes (peer-reports), we tested our hypotheses using moderated regression analyses. The results indicate that despotic leadership...
View next paperHow abusive supervision and LMX interact to influence work outcomes