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High Core Self-Evaluators Maintain Creativity A Motivational Model of Abusive Supervision

Published on May 1, 2014in Journal of Management9.056
· DOI :10.1177/0149206312460681
Hongping Zhang1
Estimated H-index: 1
(SDU: Shandong University),
Ho Kwong Kwan22
Estimated H-index: 22
(SUFE: Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
+ 1 AuthorsLong-Zeng Wu15
Estimated H-index: 15
(SUFE: Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
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Abstract
We present a motivational model of abusive supervision to examine the effects that exposure to abusive supervision has on creativity. In particular, we predict that intrinsic motivation mediates the negative relation between abusive supervision, as perceived by employees, and their creativity. In addition, we examine the extent to which core self-evaluations attenuate the main effect of abusive supervision and the indirect effect of intrinsic motivation. Our results, based on multiwave, multisource data collected in China, fully support our hypotheses, address unexplored theoretical predictions, and offer new directions for mistreatment, creativity, motivation, and personality research.
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