EEO. 2021; 20(2): 681-693
Discernment of Despotic leadership through the Interpersonal deviance: Mediation Moderation ModelMuhammad Nazim, Adnan Maqbool, Asmara Habib, Nayyra Zeb, Abid Hussain Nadeem, Muhammad Abdullah, Zantasha Anam.
This study inculcate the discernment of despotic leadership through interpersonal deviance by the application of social exchange fit theory. Current research work also narrated the mediation moderation model of state self-esteem and core self-evaluation in the relationship of despotic leadership and interpersonal deviance. This study unfolded the fact that state self-esteem and core self-evaluation tend to curtail the effect of despotic leadership on interpersonal deviance.Through dispensing questionnaire to the educational department employees of Pakistan, data have been acquired from 500 employees to elucidate the hypothesis of the current study. Current research work employed SPSS and Model 7 to run the data analysis. The analysis explored that personal disposition and characteristics alleviate the positive relationship of despotic leadership and interpersonal deviance. More specifically, when the core self-evaluation level is higher in the relationship between despotic leadership and state self-esteem, the magnitude of mediation of state selfesteem became weaker. Moreover, following the social cognitive and conservation of resource theory, mediation moderation model buffers the postive relationship of despotic leadership and interpersonal deviance. Organizations can succor their employees by relating and pertaining to personality development and ameliorating their personal characteristics.
State self-esteem, core self-evaluation, despotic leadership, interpersonal deviance