Journal article

Nationality diversity and leader–member exchange at multiple levels of analysis

S Pichler, B Livingston, A Yu, A Varma, P Budhwar, A Shukla

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal | Emerald | Published : 2019

Abstract

Purpose: The diversity literature has yet to investigate relationships between diversity and leader–member exchanges (LMX) at multiple levels of analysis. The purpose of this paper is to test a multilevel model of nationality diversity and LMX. In doing so, the authors investigate the role of surface- and deep-level diversity as related to leader–member exchange differentiation (LMXD) and relative LMX (RLMX), and hence to subordinate job performance. Design/methodology/approach: The authors test a multilevel model of diversity and LMX using multisource survey data from subordinates nesting within supervisors. The authors do so in a context where diversity in nationality is pervasive and play..

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