Antecedents of Organization-Based Self-Esteem: An Empirical Study in Singapore
Organization-based self-esteem (OBSE) is a context-specific self-esteem construct specially formulated for organizational research. It refers to an individual's evaluation of his/her self-worth, adequacy, and importance as a member of the organization. A study develops and tests a theoretical model linking OBSE with a set of antecedent variables: organizational structure, job complexity and job status. Regression analysis, after controlling for the contaminating effects of age, revealed that organizational structure and certain components of job complexity were significant predictors of OBSE. Job status, however, was found to be not significant. Theoretical and practical implications of the findings are discussed.
Organizational Behavior and Theory
Strategy and Organisation
International Journal of Management
TAN, Gilbert and KONG, Yuet Pen.
Antecedents of Organization-Based Self-Esteem: An Empirical Study in Singapore. (1997). International Journal of Management. 14, (3), 375-386. Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business.
Available at: http://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/lkcsb_research/2687