Keywords : Abusive supervision


Linking workplace deviance and abusive supervision: moderating role of positive psychological capital

Basharat Raza; Alia Ahmed; Sabahat Zubair; Abdul Moueed

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, 2019, Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 95-111
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2020.60472

Workplace deviance is one of the undesirable behaviors which is responded by employees due to abusive supervision in the workplace. Abusive supervision is one of the crucial topics in the knowledge of the body of management literature. The employees display aggression and retaliation behavior against supervisor interpersonal mistreatment, and ultimately employees engage with deviant behavior. Psychological capital reduces the effect of workplace deviance in the presence of abusive supervision. This study presents a motivational model of how to decrease the effect of workplace deviance in the presence of abusive supervision. The total sample size was 300 pharmaceutical representatives, and simple random sampling technique was used. The structural equation modelling (SEM) technique was used, and the study found that psychological capital moderates the relationship between abusive supervision and employee workplace deviance. Practical implications give few reasons for abusive supervision and guidelines on how to reduce the influence of deviant behaviors and offer new directions for future research and report unexplored theoretical predictions.

Impact of abusive supervision on turnover intention through future work self-salience and organization-based self-esteem

Muhammad Arif; Muzammal Ilyas Sindhu; Syeda Faiza Urooj; Shujahat Haider Hashmi

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, 2017, Volume 6, Issue 4, Pages 481-490
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2017.60260

The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of abusive supervision on turnover intention through future work self-salience and organization-based self-esteem. We further anticipated that OBSE would have a moderating influence on the association of AS and TOI.Data has been collected using questionnaire and servicing sector of Pakistan as the target population is considered important for this study. Research analysis indicated that FWSS had a partial intervening influence of the association between AS and TOI, whereas, OBSE had a moderating influence on the path of AS and TOI association. Although this study is going to identity the impact of abusive supervision on turnover intention through future work self-salience and organization-based self-esteem in Pakistani servicing sector but it lemmatizes the generalizability of studies at global level. This study contributes to identity the influence of Abusive behavior of supervisor on turnover intention through FWSS and OBSE. It was anticipated that FWSS which demonstrates the easiness of creation and precision of a person’s hope for work-based ID. Furthermore, it will contribute to modify the policy implications for organizational development through supervisory behavior development.