Effects of a Leader’s Faked Emotion on Employees’ Promotive Voice- Base on Environmental Service Samples

Wen-Cheng Song, Tung-Ju Wu

Ekoloji, 2019, Issue 107, Pages: 1061-1066, Article No: e107125


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Based on EASI, this study intends to discuss the effect of a leader’s faked emotion on employees’ promotive voice. From 229 pairs of superior-subordinate samples of enterprises in Chinese environmental service industry, it is discovered that a leader’s faked negative emotion would negatively affect employees’ promotive voice. Meanwhile, such an effect would be fulfilled through the mediation of employees’ liking to superiors. The research results reveal that a leader should avoid faked emotion in the management and stress on the establishment of subordinate-superior liking. Future research should collect more data and take other factors into account to further define the effect of a leader’s faked positive emotion.


faked emotion, promotive voice, liking


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