6. Predicting Abusive Supervision

  1. Jonathan Houdmont3,
  2. Stavroula Leka3 and
  3. Robert R. Sinclair4
  1. M. Sandy Hershcovis1 and
  2. Alannah E. Rafferty2

Published Online: 29 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119942849.ch6

Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2

Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2

How to Cite

Hershcovis, M. S. and Rafferty, A. E. (2012) Predicting Abusive Supervision, in Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2 (eds J. Houdmont, S. Leka and R. R. Sinclair), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119942849.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Institute of Work, Health and Organisations (IWHO), University of Nottingham, UK

  2. 4

    Clemson University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Manitoba, Canada

  2. 2

    University of New South Wales, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119971047

Online ISBN: 9781119942849

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Keywords:

  • predicting abusive supervision;
  • display of hostile verbal/nonverbal behaviors;
  • abusive supervision, process model;
  • definitional issues;
  • workplace aggression, meta-analytic reviews;
  • antecedents of abusive supervision;
  • social interactionist approach;
  • victim precipitation;
  • exacerbating factors;
  • perpetrator–target relationship

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definitional Issues and Conceptual Overlap: Abusive Supervision versus Workplace Aggression

  • Predicting Abusive Supervision

  • Antecedents of Abusive Supervision

  • Abusive Supervision: A Social Interactionist Approach

  • Victim Precipitation

  • Exacerbating Factors: The Role of Perpetrator Characteristics and Situational Factors

  • Practical Implications

  • Conclusion and Future Research

  • References