Perceived Organizational Politics and Emotional Exhaustion: The Role of Social Exchanges among Higher Education Institutes

Authors

  • Dr. Qudsia Jabeen Lecturer, Department of Management Sciences, National University of Modern Languages, Rawalpindi Campus, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Dr. Shakira Huma Siddiqui Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Psychology, National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad Campus, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.35484/ahss.2022(3-III)49

Keywords:

Emotional Exhaustion, Perceived Organizational Politics, Perceived Organizational Support, Trust in Organization

Abstract

Drawing on Social Stressors’ theory and the Social Exchange theory, current study investigates the impact of Perceived Organizational Politics (POP) on Emotional Exhaustion (EE). The moderating role of Perceived Organizational Support (POS) and Trust in Organization TIO) was tested in the aforementioned relationship. A cross-sectional research design was adopted for the present study. Using purposive sampling techniques, data were collected from a sample of 274 faculty members from public sector universities of Islamabad, Pakistan. Moderated Regression analysis was carried out using SPSS software to test study hypotheses. Findings revealed POP, POS and TIO predicts Emotional exhaustion. The moderating impact of POS was found in POP and EE relationship, however, TIO could not significantly moderate the said relationship. Management of universities need to put efforts for controlling Organizational politics in the workplace. Supervisors need to be trained for providing support to the teachers perceiving politics in university.

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Published

2022-12-26

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Jabeen, Q., & Siddiqui, S. H. (2022). Perceived Organizational Politics and Emotional Exhaustion: The Role of Social Exchanges among Higher Education Institutes. Annals of Human and Social Sciences, 3(3), 518–529. https://doi.org/10.35484/ahss.2022(3-III)49