Proactivity despite discouraging supervisors: The powerful role of prosocial motivation.


Although considerable research demonstrates that employees are unlikely to be proactive when they view their supervisors as discouraging this type of behavior, we challenge the assumption that this is true for all employees. Drawing on motivated information processing theory, we argue that prosocial motivation can spark employees to be proactive even when… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/apl0000301


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