Sometimes it’s personal : Differential outcomes of person vs. job at risk threats to job security

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Carusone, Nicole, Pittman, Rebecca and Shoss, Mindy. (2021). Sometimes it’s personal : Differential outcomes of person vs. job at risk threats to job security. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18(14), p. Article 7379. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18147379
AuthorsCarusone, Nicole, Pittman, Rebecca and Shoss, Mindy
Abstract

The current paper expands an under-addressed concept within the job insecurity literature, namely, whether threats to job security are specific to the jobholder (person-at-risk threats) or specific to the job (job-at-risk threats). Using a between-person experimental vignette design, 136 employed participants were asked to imagine themselves in either a Person-at-Risk or a Job-at-Risk scenario. As expected, participants in a person-at-risk scenario indicated more negative reactions to job insecurity, as captured by greater anticipated negative affect and poorer perceived social exchanges and organization-based self-esteem. They also reported reduced intention for interpersonal citizenship behavior and greater intention to engage in one form of impression management compared to individuals in a job-at-risk scenario. We interpret these findings in terms of their implications on individual versus group identity, as well as on well-being and the behavioral consequences of job insecurity.

Keywordsjob insecurity; identity threat; self; organization based self-esteem
Year2021
JournalInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Journal citation18 (14), p. Article 7379
PublisherMultidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI AG)
ISSN1661-7827
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18147379
PubMed ID34299830
Scopus EID2-s2.0-85109252997
PubMed Central IDPMC8303430
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Online10 Jul 2021
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Accepted03 Jul 2021
Deposited03 Aug 2022
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