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Individual reactions to high involvement work processes: Investigating the role of empowerment and perceived organizational support

Available Online http://www.apa.org/journals/ocp/
Publication Date April 2009
Author Marcus M. Butts, Robert J. Vandenberg, David M. DeJoy, Bryan S. Schaffer, and Mark G. Wilson
Source Journal of Occupational Health Psychology
Source Type Journal Article
Summary

This study focuses on high involvement work processes (HIWP). Results of the study revealed that HIWP has a positive influence on psychological empowerment, which then has a positive influence on organizational commitment and job performance and a negative influence on job stress. Hence, HIWP benefits workers and the organization through its influence on psychological empowerment.

Keywords employee involvement, high involvement work processes, empowerment, perceived organizational support, job satisfaction
Reference

Butts, M. M., Vandenberg, R. J., DeJoy, D. M., Schaffer, B. S., & Wilson, M. G. (2009). Individual reactions to high involvement work processes: Investigating the role of empowerment and perceived organizational support. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 14, 122-136.

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