Who is being judged promotable: Good actors, high performers, highly committed or birds of a feather?

Sait Gurbuz*, O. Serhad Habiboglu, Dursun Bingol

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Abstract

The present study investigated the impact of task performance, affective commitment, impression management tactics, and similarity to supervisor on promotability judgments in a collectivist context (i.e., Turkey). Longitudinal and multisource field-data obtained from 205 subordinates and their 35 supervisors indicated that task performance, affective commitment, and similarity to supervisor influenced supervisors' ratings of promotability. Yet no significant relationships were found between IM tactics and the promotability judgments. Furthermore, the results revealed a stronger influence of similarity to supervisor on promotion decisions in a collectivist culture.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)197-208
JournalInternational Journal of Selection and Assessment
Volume24
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

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