A Study on the Effects of Managers' Paternalist Leadership Behaviors on Their Expectations Regarding Psychological Contract


GERÇEK M.

ESKISEHIR OSMANGAZI UNIVERSITESI IIBF DERGISI-ESKISEHIR OSMANGAZI UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES, vol.13, no.2, pp.101-118, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.17153/oguiibf.390533
  • Title of Journal : ESKISEHIR OSMANGAZI UNIVERSITESI IIBF DERGISI-ESKISEHIR OSMANGAZI UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.101-118

Abstract

Paternalist leadership, describes the leaders who approach the emotional needs of their subordinates with a fatherly manner, especially in the collectivist eastern cultures. Paternalist leadership emerges when the leader cares and helps his/her subordinate while expecting unconditional loyalty in return. Psychological contract, which is a concept used to explain mutual expectations between parties in business relations, refers to the non-written expectations between the manager and the employee. The role of paternalist leadership styles on managers' expectations from their subordinates regarding psychological contract constitutes the subject of this research. Data collected from 273 managers was analyzed by multiple linear regression analysis. As a result of the research, it has been seen that managers' paternalist leadership behaviors are positively related to their expectations for commitment to personal growth, commitment to job and acceptance of the authority of the manager.