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Self-Determined Feedback Seeking: The Role of Perceived Supervisor Autonomy Support

Published on Jul 1, 2017in Human Resource Management2.93
· DOI :10.1002/hrm.21787
Gerard Beenen8
Estimated H-index: 8
(CSUF: California State University, Fullerton),
Shaun Pichler20
Estimated H-index: 20
(CSUF: California State University, Fullerton),
Paul E. Levy35
Estimated H-index: 35
(University of Akron)
Abstract
We use self-determination theory (SDT) as a framework for investigating how perceived autonomy-supportive supervision positively influences conditions that motivate newcomer subordinates to engage in feedback seeking. Based on data collected from MBA interns at two time periods, perceived autonomy support predicted task autonomy, informal supervisor feedback, and subordinate relationship building, and the latter two mediated the relationship between autonomy support and feedback seeking. Our study provides an SDT perspective on newcomer socialization by highlighting the important role supervisor support for autonomy can play in motivating feedback seeking as a proactive socialization tactic. Organizations and human resources management professionals should consider including training around autonomy support in supervisory training programs. © 2016 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
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