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Affective Job Insecurity: A mediator of cognitive job insecurity and employee outcomes relationships

Huang, Guo-Hua; Lee, Cynthia; Ashford, Susan; Chen, Zhen (George); Ren, Xiaopeng


Researchers who work on job insecurity (JI) have largely ignored the differences between cognitive job insecurity and affective job insecurity. In this study, we argue that it is conceptually important to study affective JI and cognitive JI as distinct constructs. Based on the conceptualization of stress and affective event theory, we propose that affective JI is an outcome of cognitive JI and that affective JI partially mediates the relationship between cognitive JI and employee outcomes. In...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: International Studies of Management and Organization
DOI: 10.2753/IMO0020-8825400102


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