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Feeling left out? The mediating role of perceived rejection on workgroup mistreatment and affective, behavioral, and organizational outcomes and the moderating role of organizational norms

Penhaligon, Nikki L; Winnifred, R Louis; Restubog, Simon


This two-study paper examines the detrimental impact of workgroup mistreatment and the mediating role of perceived rejection. In Study 1, perceived rejection emerged as a mediator between workgroup mistreatment and depression, organization-based self-esteem, organizational deviance, and organizational citizenship behaviors. In Study 2, the role of organizational norms was examined. Employees who experienced supportive organizational norms reported lower levels of perceived rejection, depression...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Applied Social Psychology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1559-1816.2013.01026.x


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