Journal article

Performance Appraisal Cynicism Among Managers: a Job Demands Resources Perspective

M Brown, ML Kraimer, VK Bratton

Journal of Business and Psychology | Springer Verlag | Published : 2019


This study aims to investigate the antecedents and consequences of manager’s performance appraisal cynicism (PA cynicism). Based on job demand-resources (JD-R) theory, we develop and test a model in which PA cynicism mediates the interactive effect of two appraisal-related resources (coworker support and performance appraisal experience) and an appraisal-related demand (number of direct reports) in predicting manager’s turnover intentions and leadership effectiveness. Survey data on performance appraisal-related demands and resources were obtained from school principals (in their role as managers) at time 1 and their PA cynicism, turnover intentions, and leadership effectiveness were collect..

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