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International Differences in Employee Silence Motives: Scale Validation, Prevalence, and Relationships with Culture Characteristics Across 33 Countries

  • Jun 8, 2021
International Differences in Employee Silence Motives: Scale Validation, Prevalence, and Relationships with Culture Characteristics Across 33 Countries

Professor Lucas Monzani and his academic research team examine the motivation for employees to withhold work-related ideas/concerns from those able to effect change. They examine this relationship across cultural dimensions and find a correlation between silence motives and power distance, institutional collectivism, and uncertainty avoidance. Check it out.

Knoll, M., Götz, M., Adriasola, E., Al‐Atwi, A.A., Arenas, A., Atitsogbe, K.A., Barrett, S. Bhattacharjee, A., Blanco C., N.D., Bogilović, S., Bollmann, G., Bosak, J., Bulut, C., Carter, M., Cerne, M., Chui, S.L.M., Di Marco, D., Duden, G., Elsey, V., Fujimura, M., Gatti, P., Ghislieri, C., Giessner, S.R., Hino, K., Hofmans, J., Jønsson, T.S., Kazimna, P., Lowe, K.B., Malagon, J., Mohebbi, H., Montgomery, A., Monzani, L., et al., 2021, International Differences in Employee Silence Motives: Scale Validation, Prevalence, and Relationships with Culture Characteristics across 33 CountriesJournal of Organizational Behavior