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Dissertation
The role of appraisals, emotions, and coping in understanding experiences of workplace incivility
Doctoral Dissertations
  • Jennifer A Bunk, University of Connecticut
Date of Completion
1-1-2006
Keywords
Psychology, Industrial
Abstract
Theoretically grounded in both the cognitive-motivational-relational theory of emotions (Lazarus, 1991; 2001; Smith & Lazarus, 1990) and Affect Events Theory (Weiss & Cropanzano, 1996), the present research utilized multiple analytic techniques and positioned appraisals, emotions, and coping as key variables in understanding the experience of incivility at work. Data consisted of survey responses from a stratified random sample of 522 U.S. working professionals. The results captured the complexity of how workers respond to rude, disrespectful behaviors. The heuristic model developed was largely supported which helps to advance workplace mistreatment research and suggests possible strategies for organizations to maintain civil working environments. ^
Citation Information
Jennifer A Bunk. "The role of appraisals, emotions, and coping in understanding experiences of workplace incivility" (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jennifer-bunk/3/