Subordinates' Resistance and Managers' Evaluations of Subordinates' Performance

  title={Subordinates' Resistance and Managers' Evaluations of Subordinates' Performance},
  author={B. J. Tepper and Mary Uhl-Bien and G. F. Kohut and S. Rogelberg and D. Lockhart and Michael D. Ensley},
  journal={Journal of Management},
  pages={185 - 209}
  • B. J. Tepper, Mary Uhl-Bien, +3 authors Michael D. Ensley
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Management
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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