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Purpose – Anomia (from the Greek, an ‐: absence, and ‐ nomos : law) describes pessimistic feelings such as social detachment and little faith in human relations. This study seeks to examine an explanation of how and why person‐organization fit (POF) – operationalized as value congruence – may...
Purpose – The paper seeks to examine how the uniqueness and ethnicity of first names influence affective reactions to those names and their potential for hire. Design/methodology/approach – In study 1, respondents evaluated 48 names in terms of uniqueness and likeability, allowing us to select...
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to present an empirical study of the link between psychological contract fulfilment and affective states at work. The paper argues that perceived organizational support is the key attitudinal intervening variable that arises from the cognitive assessment of...
Purpose – The purpose of the research is to examine whether need for achievement moderates the relationship between job‐demand for learning and job‐related learning. Design/methodology/approach – Data were obtained from 153 participants full‐time. The scales for job‐demand for learning and...
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate in an Anglo and a Confucian‐Asian nation how pressure is exerted on middle managers by their subordinate staff, and the managerial activities affected. Design/methodology/approach – In a survey, Australian ( n =251) and Singaporean ( n =340)...
Purpose – Perceived organizational support is considered a resource capable of positively influencing performance by reducing stressors and encouraging commitment. However, only a modest relationship has been shown between support and performance, suggesting that moderators affect this...
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