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Employee Authenticity's Influence on Engagement, Coworker Interactions, and Perceived Effectiveness

Abstract I develop and test theoretical hypotheses for how employees' authenticity at work influences their motivational, relational, and effectiveness outcomes. These hypotheses are grounded in the idea that when individuals feel they display their true selves at work, they can more fully employ their physical, cognitive and emotional energies in their work roles, which in turn leads to higher levels of employee effectiveness (e.g., task performance, perceived value to the organization, and promotability). In addition to this personal motivational process, individuals who are more authentic also develop high-quality relationships with their coworkers, thereby receiving more instrumental support and minimizing the antagonistic encounters they ha... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Buckman, Brooke R. (Author) / LePine, Jeffery (Advisor) / Peterson, Suzanne (Committee member) / Zhang, Zhen (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Management / Organizational behavior / Authenticity / Coworker interactions / Dark traits / Employee effectiveness / Engagement
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 112 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Business Administration 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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