Safety climate and relational conflict in the eyes of team members : examining the role of need for closure

Chi, Shu-Cheng, Huang, Chiung-Yi, & Chang, Artemis (2010) Safety climate and relational conflict in the eyes of team members : examining the role of need for closure. Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal, 38(1), pp. 103-114.

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This study was aimed at examining the safety climate and relational conflict within teams at the individual level. A sample of 372 respondents, divided into 50 teams, was used to test our hypothesis. It was proposed - and discovered - that team members’ individual differences in need for closure mitigated the negative relationship between perceptions of team safety climate and team relational conflict. The implications of our findings and the study’s limitations are discussed.

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ID Code: 31679
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Team Safety Climate, Team Relational Conflict, Need for Closure, Taiwan
DOI: 10.2224/sbp.2010.38.1.103
ISSN: 0301 2212
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Organisational Behaviour (150311)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Business Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Society for Personality Research (Inc.)
Deposited On: 11 Apr 2010 23:52
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 14:22

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