‘A Curate’s Egg’ Perceived Organizational Politics: Developing a dual path model for the outcomes
Dual Outcomes of Perceived Organizational Politics
Perceived organizational politics generally associated with negative outcomes; however, this study attempts to analyze both positive and negative outcomes simultaneously. Furthermore, the mediating mechanisms leading to these outcomes are also discussed. This study uses a time lag data of 205 employees of higher educational institutions. The structural equation modeling results indicate that the perceived organizational politics leads to employee creativity through social networking while at the same time increasing workplace incivility through social undermining. Limitations and implications are also discussed.
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