Lipponen, Jukka and Bardi, Anat and Haapamäki, Johanna (2008) The interaction between values and organizational identification in predicting suggestion-making at work. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 81 (2). pp. 241-248. ISSN 0963-1798. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)
The present study proposed and found that personal values and organizational identification interact in predicting making suggestions for organizational improvements at work. One hundred and forty-eight employees of children's day-care centres rated their values, their identification with the organization and their suggestion-making behaviour. Their behaviour was also rated by their supervisors. As expected, the value dimension of openness to change vs. conservation predicted suggestion-making more strongly amongst individuals highly identified with the organization than amongst individuals weakly identified with the organization. This was found using self-ratings of behaviour as well as supervisor's rating of behaviour. The study points to the importance of values and identification in understanding suggestion-making and innovative behaviour at work, and it opens new avenues for examining this interaction in predicting other kinds of organizational behaviours.
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology|
|Depositing User:||C.A. Simms|
|Date Deposited:||27 Feb 2009 14:11|
|Last Modified:||29 Apr 2014 13:41|
|Resource URI:||https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/4372 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|