Rallying the troops or beating the horses? How project-related demands can lead to either high performance or abusive supervision
Gallagher, Erin C., Mazur, Alicia K., & Ashkanasy, Neal M. (2015) Rallying the troops or beating the horses? How project-related demands can lead to either high performance or abusive supervision. Project Management Journal, 46(3), pp. 10-24.
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In today's high-pressure work environment, project managers are often forced to “do more with less.” We argue that this imperative can lead project managers to engage in either high-performance or abusive supervision behaviors. To understand this process, we develop a model and associated propositions linking a project manager's cognitive appraisal of project-related demands to high-performance work practices versus abusive supervision behaviors—both of which impact three project outcomes: stakeholder relationships, people-related project success factors, and employee well-being. We propose that the choice between high-performance work practices and abusive supervision behaviors is moderated by a project manager's personal resources (psychological capital, emotional intelligence, and dark triad personality).
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||High-performance Work Practices, Abusive Supervision, Stressor–strain Model, Psychological Capital, Emotional Intelligence|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Organisational Behaviour (150311)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
|Deposited On:||04 Jun 2015 22:53|
|Last Modified:||05 Feb 2016 06:56|
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