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Abusive supervision and employee contextual performance:The Mediating Role of Emotional Exhaustion and the Moderating Role of Work Unit Structure

Aryee, Samuel; Sun, Li Yun; Chen, Zhen (George); Debrah, Yaw


This study examined the processes linking abusive supervision to employee contextual performance by focusing on the mediating influence of emotional exhaustion and the moderating influence of work unit structure. Data were obtained from 285 subordinate-supervisor dyads from three manufacturing companies in north-eastern China. The results revealed that: (i) emotional exhaustion mediated the relationships between abusive supervision and the contextual performance dimensions of interpersonal...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Management and Organization Review
DOI: 10.1111/j.1740-8784.2008.00118.x


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