The moderating effect of collectivistic orientation in psychological empowerment and job satisfaction relationship
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AbstractThis study examines the moderating effect of collectivistic value on the relationship between psychological empowerment and job satisfaction. Specifically, we propose that the multi-dimensional psychological effects of empowerment (i.e., meaning, competence, self-determination, and impact) on job satisfaction differ between high and low collectivistic employees. Data collected from hotel employees in Canada (n = 193) and China (n = 371) revealed that collectivistic orientation elevated (attenuated) the effect of self-determination (impact) on job satisfaction. However, no significant results were found with respect to meaning and competence. Research and practical implications for the findings as well as directions for future research are suggested. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
All Author(s) ListFock H, Chiang F, Au KY, Hui MK
Journal nameInternational Journal of Hospitality Management
Year2011
Month6
Day1
Volume Number30
Issue Number2
PublisherELSEVIER SCI LTD
Pages319 - 328
ISSN0278-4319
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsCollectivistic orientation; Job satisfaction; Psychological empowerment
Web of Science Subject CategoriesHospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism; HOSPITALITY, LEISURE, SPORT & TOURISM; Social Sciences - Other Topics

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