Psychological Contracts as a Mediator Between Machiavellianism and Employee Citizenship and Deviant Behaviors

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitlePsychological Contracts as a Mediator Between Machiavellianism and Employee Citizenship and Deviant Behaviors Author(S)Thomas J. Zagenczyk (Author)
Abstract  Results from four studies in multiple contexts drawing on different data sources provide full support for the proposition that Machiavellian employees prefer forming transactional psychological contracts (schemas of their employee–employer relationship that are economic in nature) and that such contracts mediate the relationship between Machiavellianism and supervisor-rated (a) organizational citizenship behaviors and (b) deviant behaviors, respectively. ...Paginationp 1098-1122
SubjectManagementDescriptorsManagement
Journal TitleJournal of Management  
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