The Impact of Autocratic Leadership on Disruptive Political Behavior, Moderating the Relationship of Abusive Supervisory Behavior and Mediating the Relationship of Employee's Perception of Job Insecurity

Asif Hussain, Xue Yang, Lu Yali, Asma Ibrahim, Samina Hussain
2020 International Journal of Economics and Finance  
This study examines the impact of Autocratic leadership on Disruptive Political Behavior with the moderating effect of Abusive Supervisory Behavior and the mediating effect of Employee Perception of Job Insecurity. It examines the employee perception of job insecurity while working in an autocratic culture and the political strategies which an employee chooses to cope up with such insecurities. The data was collected through a structured questionnaire from a sample of 248 employees which
more » ... loyees which include middle-level managers, front-line managers, and their employees. Pearson correlation test was used to establish the relationship between variables. Findings reveal the existence of a significant positive relationship between the variables. Result also prove that there is a significant positive moderation of abusive supervisory behavior between the relationship of autocratic leadership and employee perception of job insecurity, and shows partial significance with mediating effect of employee perception of job insecurity with the relation of autocratic leadership and disruptive political behavior. The study concludes with a discussion and future directions.
doi:10.5539/ijef.v12n6p57 fatcat:x3ndugn24fgipg4g6pg3bsnyti