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dc.contributor.authorPowell, Nea Claire
dc.date.accessioned2013-09-03 19:16:41 (GMT)
dc.date.available2013-09-03 19:16:41 (GMT)
dc.date.issued2013-09-03T19:16:41Z
dc.date.submitted2013-08-27
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10012/7846
dc.description.abstractThis research examined the effect of social class on the relationship between abusive supervision and workplace deviance. Within the social class literature we found conflicting theoretical arguments regarding the effect that social class would have on responses to abuse. To address this discordance we examined the effect of social class on responses to abusive supervision in four samples using multiple methods. Results confirmed that social class moderates the association between abusive supervision and workplace deviance. Specifically, the effect of abusive supervision on workplace deviance was stronger for higher social classes. In our laboratory research, the use of an abusive supervision prime and a subjective social class manipulation provided preliminary evidence for this effect. Our multi-wave field research provided evidence that these findings extend to actual employee behavior (i.e., interpersonal and organizational deviance). Implications for the abusive supervision literature are discussed.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherUniversity of Waterlooen
dc.subjectabusive supervisionen
dc.subjectworkplace devianceen
dc.subjectsocial classen
dc.subjectinterpersonal devianceen
dc.subjectorganizational devianceen
dc.titleResponding to Abusive Supervision: Opposing Arguments for the Role of Social Class in Predicting Workplace Devianceen
dc.typeMaster Thesisen
dc.pendingfalseen
dc.subject.programPsychologyen
uws-etd.degree.departmentPsychologyen
uws-etd.degreeMaster of Artsen
uws.typeOfResourceTexten
uws.peerReviewStatusUnrevieweden
uws.scholarLevelGraduateen


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