The Relationship between Leader-Member Exchange and Workplace Deviance with the Mediating Role of Workplace Exclusion

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1 Department of Psychology Shahid Chamran University at Ahvaz

2 Department of Psychology Isfahan University

Abstract

This study tested the relationship between LMX and workplace deviance with the mediating role of workplace exclusion. Data were gathered from a sample of 242 employees of an industrial organization in Iran, selected by stratified random sampling method. Participants in this study completed LMX Questionnaire,Revised Workplace Exclusion Scale (WES-R),andWorkplace Deviance Scale. Structural equation modeling (SEM) through AMOS-18 and SPSS-18 was used for data analysis. The results indicated that, LMX relates negatively to workplace deviant behaviors, LMX relates negatively to workplace exclusion, and workplace exclusion relates positively to workplace deviance.In addition, workplace exclusion mediatedthe relationship between LMX and workplace deviance

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