Embedded in higher educational settings, this study examines the relationship between abusive supervision and psychological capital and the mechanism through which abusive supervision and team member support interact to influence psychological capital with supervisor-student exchange mediating the interaction with psychological capital. Data collected from 222 graduate students in six Chinese universities supports our mediated moderation model: abusive supervision negatively relates to psychological capital and supervisor-student exchange mediates the positive moderating effect of team member support on the relationship between abusive supervision and psychological capital. Theoretical and practical implications of these findings are discussed.
abusive supervision, psychological capital, team member support, supervisor-student exchange, mediated moderation
Organizational Behavior and Theory
Frontiers of Business Research in China
Brill Academic Publishers
LIAO, Zhenyu and LIU, Yuchuan.
Abusive supervision and psychological capital: A mediated moderation model of team member support and supervisor-student exchange. (2015). Frontiers of Business Research in China. 9, (4), 576-607. Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business.
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