Abusive Supervision and Knowledge Hiding – The Role of Psychological Contract Breach and Psychological Ownership
This course is based upon material published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health and is available as an open access article.
The extant literature has focused on individuals knowledge-sharing behavior and its driving factors, which stimulate the knowledge transmission and exchange in organizations. However, little research has focused on factors that inhibit knowledge sharing and encourage individuals to hide their knowledge. Therefore, based on social exchange and displaced aggression theories, the study proposed and checked a model that examined the effect of abusive supervision on knowledge hiding (KH) via a psychological contract breach (PCB). The Psychological ownership was regarded as a boundary condition on abusive supervision and KH relationship. Using a time-lagged method, we recruited 344 full-time employees enrolled in an executive development program in a large university in China. The findings show that PCB mediates the association between abusive supervision and KH. Similarly, psychological ownership moderates the association between abusive supervision and KH. Employees with high psychological ownership minimized the effect of abusive supervision on KH. Based on study findings, contributions to theory and practice, limitations, and future directions are discussed.
This course on abusive supervision and knowledge hiding is designed for social workers, professional counselors, psychologists, nurses, and substance abuse counselors, who do clinical work. This course is appropriate for beginning, intermediate and advanced level practitioners who wish to develop or increase their knowledge of psychological contract breaches. It may also be useful for licensed clinicians who require clinical continuing education courses for license renewal.
The course is based on a journal article which includes research. It contains statistical analysis and data that some clinicians enjoy reading and others do not. A major benefit of reading research-based articles for continuing education is they provide practitioners with the latest findings in their field.
Authors: Ghani, Teo, Li, Usman, Zia Ul Islam, Gul, Naeem, Bahadar, Yuan, and Zhai
Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with detailed information regarding abusive supervision, knowledge hiding, and psychological contract breach. Specifically, a professional will:
- Identify factors that inhibit knowledge sharing
- Distinguish the mediating influence of psychological contract breaches
- Explain the moderating influence of psychological ownership
Citation: Ghani, Usman, et al. Tit for Tat: Abusive Supervision and Knowledge Hiding – The Role of Psychological Contract Breach and Psychological Ownership. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17(1240). February, 2020.
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