Elucidating influences on superior‐subordinate communication: Attributional confidence and organizational control expectancies

Theodore A. Avtgis, Jeffrey W. Kassing

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine how differences in organizational control expectancies affect superior‐subordinate interaction and relational certainty. Employees (N = 280) from several organizations completed measures of perceived control, attributional confidence, and superior‐subordinate interaction. Results indicated significant relationships between subordinates ‘ work locus of control orientation with relational certainty and superior‐subordinate relationship quality. A large effect was observed between subordinates ‘ report of relational certainty with supervisor and supervisor leadership style.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)255-263
Number of pages9
JournalCommunication Research Reports
Volume18
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Communication

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