Person–organization fit and public service motivation in the context of change
Teo, Stephen T.T., Pick, David, Xerri, Matthew, & Newton, Cameron (2016) Person–organization fit and public service motivation in the context of change. Public Management Review, 18(5), pp. 740-762.
This study examines public sector change, motivation and person–organization (P–O) fit in a stress context. The results provide empirical evidence that change initiatives produce change-induced stressors. However, change processes, including participation in change decision-making and the provision of change information, increase public service motivation, reduce change-induced stressors and ultimately improve P–O fit and job satisfaction. The results also depict that, in the context of change, public service motivation positively influences job satisfaction, with this relationship partially mediated by P–O fit. Implications for New Public Management and the importance of change processes for reducing workplace stress are discussed.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Public Sector Motivation, Person–organization Fit, Organizational Change, Employee Attitudes|
|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 > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION (160500) > Public Administration (160509)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2015 Taylor & Francis Group|
|Deposited On:||03 Jun 2015 22:39|
|Last Modified:||16 May 2016 05:16|
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