Examining the Moderating Role of Self-monitoring in Predicting Employees Speaking Up Behavior at Workplace

Noor Ullah Khan
2014 Journal of Management Info  
The objective of the present study was to investigate the relationship and moderating effects of self-monitoring on the relationship between various individual (viz., the locus of control and self-esteem) and contextual (viz., top-management openness and trust in supervisor) factors by predicting speaking up the behavior of employees at the workplace. A sample size of 95 was selected via random probability sampling out of 318 employees from nine management and business institutions or
more » ... s of different universities in Peshawar KPK Pakistan. The conclusion drawn from the research study was self-monitoring moderate the relationship between various individual (viz., the locus of control and self-esteem) and contextual (viz., top-management openness and trust in supervisor) factors by predicting speaking up behavior in the context of business and management institutions or departments of education universities in Peshawar KPK Pakistan. This research study identifies the possible antecedents that affect the speaking up, which would help to internalize the phenomena of speaking up. This research study would foster the knowledge and understanding of employees about speaking up and would help the organization to adopt better process and programs in order to encourage employees' participation. The future studies may investigate the speaking up with including self-assessment and coworker ratings into the study.
doi:10.31580/jmi.v2i1.5 fatcat:3rkmfe6h4zbetby245ozqisefi