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Abusive Supervision through the lens of employee state paranoia

Chan, Evelyn; Mcallister, Daniel


We use insights into the social dynamics of state paranoia to better understand and explain the evolution and effects of perceived abusive supervision. Within our framework, abusive supervision and employee state par anoia are reciprocally related. We explain how perceived abusive supervision can influence paranoid arousal (characterized by extreme distrust, a sense of threat, anxiety and fear of one’s supervisor) and paranoid cognition (characterized by hypervigilance, rumination, and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Academy of Management Review


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