Meta-Analytic Review of Leader-Member Exchange Theory: Correlates and Construct Issues

  title={Meta-Analytic Review of Leader-Member Exchange Theory: Correlates and Construct Issues},
  author={Charlotte R. Gerstner and D. V. Day},
  journal={Journal of Applied Psychology},
The leader-member exchange (LMX) literature is reviewed using meta-analysis. Relationships between LMX and its correlates are examined, as are issues related to the LMX construct, including measurement and leader-member agreement. Results suggest significant relationships between LMX and job performance, satisfaction with supervision, overall satisfaction, commitment, role conflict, role clarity, member competence, and turnover intentions. The relationship between LMX and actual turnover was… Expand

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