Perceptions of absence from work: People's Republic of China versus Canada.

@article{Johns1998PerceptionsOA,
  title={Perceptions of absence from work: People's Republic of China versus Canada.},
  author={Gary M. Johns and Jia Lin Xie},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={83 4},
  pages={515-30}
}
Cross-cultural theory was marshaled to predict how views of absence from work would be similar and different in Canada and the People's Republic of China. Respondents (N = 1,209) from both cultures had self-serving perceptions of their own absence levels, seeing them as exemplary compared with those of their work group and occupational peers. The Chinese showed a stronger tendency to generate estimates that favored their work group. Both cultural groups underreported their own actual absence… CONTINUE READING

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