Title

Joint moderating effects of self-efficacy and coping on social stressor-psychological strain relationships in Greater China : evidence from three subregions

Document Type

Book chapter

Source Publication

Coping, personality and the workplace: Responding to psychological crisis and critical events

Publication Date

2016

First Page

67

Last Page

81

Publisher

Gower Publishing

Abstract

This chapter explores the relationship between two focal social stressors (interpersonal conflict and organizational politics) and psychological strains (job satisfaction and psychological symptoms). We also examine an unexplored mechanism of how self-efficacy and active coping might protect employees from negative effects of social stressors.

Funding Information

This research was fully supported by grants from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (Project nos: LU3006/02H, LU3111/04H). We gratefully thank Mr. Wang Hai-jiang for his assistance in preparation of this chapter.

Additional Information

ISBN of the source publication: 9781472416827

Recommended Citation

Siu, O.-L., Spector, P. E., Lu, C.-q., & Lu, L. (2016). Joint moderating effects of self-efficacy and coping on social stressor-psychological strain relationships in Greater China: Evidence from three subregions. In A.-S. Antoniou & C. L. Cooper (Eds.), Coping, personality and the workplace: Responding to psychological crisis and critical events (pp.67-81). Surrey, UK: Gower Publishing.

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