Exchange ideology and member-union relationships: An evaluation of moderation effects

T Redman, E Snape

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    Based on studies of unionized nurses and water workers in the United Kingdom, perceived union support was associated with union commitment, union citizenship behaviors, and intent to quit union membership and switch unions. Instrumentality was less significant as an antecedent of most of these outcomes. In contrast to earlier findings on organization– employee exchange, although accounting for a relatively small percentage of variance, exchange ideology negatively moderated several of the relationships between support and instrumentality, on one hand, and commitment and union citizenship behaviors, on the other.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)765-773
    Number of pages9
    JournalJournal of Applied Psychology
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2005

    User-Defined Keywords

    • exchange ideology
    • member-union relationship
    • union commitment
    • union citizenship behavior


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