WORKPLACE ANGER AS A PERSONAL AND BEHAVIOURAL RESPONSE TO PSYCHOSOCIAL AND SITUATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF WORK ENVIRONMENT: AN APPRAISAL OF SOCIAL COGNITIVE THEORY

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This study aims to examine the relationships between individual, psychosocial and situational factors and workplace anger of employees working in various sectors in Istanbul-Turkey. It is also aimed to under-stand how the employees’ personality trait of emotional stability, psychosocial aspects and a situational characteristic of the work environment affect their anger behaviours at work. This study follows the im-plications of social cognitive theory, psychosocial resources theory, five factor personality theory, and social control theory for examining the proposed associations between the research variables. The find-ings of the study revealed that emotional stability as a personality trait, perceived social support and so-cial integration had negative significant relationships with workplace anger. Besides, the results showed that perceived powerlessness as a situational factor of the work environment had positive significant rela-tionship with workplace anger. Consistent with the literature evidences, the research findings have pro-vided evidences that emotional stability, social support, social integration and perceived powerlessness have significantly explained the individuals’ anger behaviors at work.

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Duygusal Dengelilik, Sosyal Destek, Sosyal Bağlılık, Güçsüzlük, Öfke

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18092/ijeas.34348

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