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Expanding our Understanding of Constructive Voice: Accounting for Voice Function and Scope

Abstract Constructive voice, the sharing of ideas or concerns that improve organizational functioning, is an important workplace behavior. Recent narrative reviews of constructive voice have highlighted the importance of accounting for different types of voice. Initial efforts to explain the type of constructive voice have focused on voice function, and distinguished constructive voice as promotive or prohibitive in nature. Yet, research findings regarding relationships between promotive and prohibitive voice and antecedents of constructive voice reveal inconsistencies that suggest that our theoretical understanding is incomplete. In this dissertation, I argue that in addition to distinguishing constructive voice as to its function (i.e., promotive ... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Newton, Daniel (Author) / LePine, Jeffery A (Advisor) / Craig, Jennifer N. (Committee member) / Wellman, Edward (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Management / constructive voice / prohibitive voice / promotive voice / voice scope
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 198 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Business Administration 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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