Subordinates' Resistance and Managers' Evaluations of Subordinates' Performance

@article{Tepper2006SubordinatesRA,
  title={Subordinates' Resistance and Managers' Evaluations of Subordinates' Performance},
  author={Bennett J. Tepper and Mary Uhl‐Bien and Gary F. Kohut and Steven Rogelberg and Daniel E. Lockhart and Michael D. Ensley},
  journal={Journal of Management},
  year={2006},
  volume={32},
  pages={185 - 209}
}
The authors explored the validity of two perspectives as to how managers evaluate subordinates who resist downward influence attempts: a uniformly dysfunctional perspective (i.e., managers regard all manifestations of resistance as indicators of ineffective influence and rate subordinates unfavorably when they resist) and a multifunctional perspective (i.e., managers regard some manifestations of resistance as more constructive than others and rate subordinates more favorably when they employ… 

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