Subjective fit with organizational culture : an investigation of moderating effects in the work stressor-employee adjustment relationship
Newton, Cameron J. & Jimmieson, Nerina L. (2009) Subjective fit with organizational culture : an investigation of moderating effects in the work stressor-employee adjustment relationship. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 20(8), pp. 1770-1789.
Occupational stress has been a concern for human resource managers in light of research investigating the work stressor-employee adjustment relationship. This research has consistently demonstrated many negative effects between stressors in the workplace and employee adjustment. A considerable amount of literature also describes potential moderators of this relationship. Subjective fit with organizational culture has been established as a significant predictor of employee job-related attitudes;
however, research has neglected investigation of the potential moderating effect of subjective fit in the work stressor-employee adjustment process. It was predicted that
perceptions of subjective fit with the organization’s values and goals would mitigate the negative effect of work stressors on employee adjustment in an employee sample from
three organizations (N ¼ 256). Hierarchical multiple regression analyses revealed support for the stress-buffering effects of high subjective fit in the prediction of physical symptoms, job satisfaction, and intentions to leave. The theoretical and practical implications of the results are discussed.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||eployee adjustment, organizational culture, stress-buffering, subjective fit, work stressors|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Organisational Behaviour (150311)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > ACCOUNTING AUDITING AND ACCOUNTABILITY (150100) > Accounting Auditing and Accountability not elsewhere classified (150199)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School|
Current > Research Centres > Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Routledge|
|Deposited On:||29 Jan 2010 11:08|
|Last Modified:||01 Mar 2012 00:08|
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