The effects of co-workers’ social undermining behaviour on employees’ work behaviours

Ong, L.D. and Tay, A. (2015) The effects of co-workers’ social undermining behaviour on employees’ work behaviours. In: GAI Istanbul International Academic Conference Proceedings, 07-10 June 2015, Istanbul, Turkey. (Submitted)

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Abstract

This study examines the extent to which trust in co-workers mediates the relationships between co-workers’ social undermining behaviour and employees’ work behaviours. Two structured questionnaires were designed to collect data from employees and their co-workers. The mediating role was investigated using Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) from 502 employees in Malaysia. The SEM analysis showed that co-workers’ social undermining behaviour had indirect relationships with employees’ work behaviours via the mediating role of trust in co-workers. The results of this study highlighted the importance of curbing social undermining behaviour in the workplace in order to instil trust among employees and better work behaviours in the workplace.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Social undermining behaviour; trust in co-workers; organizational citizenship behaviour; counterproductive work behaviour; Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions: Faculty of Business and Accountancy > Dept of Business Policy and Strategy
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Samsul Ismail
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2015 07:02
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2015 07:02
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/13643

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