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.
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Joint moderating effects of self-efficacy and coping on social stressor-psychological strain relationships in Greater China : evidence from three subregionsCoping, personality and the workplace: Responding to psychological crisis and critical events
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Funding InformationThis 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 InformationISBN of the source publication: 9781472416827
Citation InformationSiu, 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.