Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

The Impact of Cultural Resilience on Affect and Performance in Organizational Settings
by Cheban, Yuliya Mikhaylovna, M.S., California State University, Long Beach, 2018, 43; 10978000
Abstract (Summary)

Examining cultural differences in resilience among workers and how these differences are related to satisfaction and performance at work is a vital research area that may provide insights into the United States’ steadily diversifying workforce. Specifically, there has been limited research on cultural differences in the workplace and its impact on affect and performance. This study investigated the impact that cultural resilience has on an individual’s job satisfaction and work performance. Moderation analyses using cultural resilience were conducted to test the impact that minority status, immigration status, and stress have on job satisfaction and performance. Results of this study indicated a significant interaction between cultural resilience and stress on an employee’s job satisfaction. Although minority and immigrant status significantly contributed to an individual’s cultural resilience, there was no significant interaction between cultural resilience and group status on an employee’s job performance. This study highlights the importance of examining the perspective of cultural minorities in workplace settings and has implications on workplace dynamics.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Galvez, Gino
Commitee: Correa-Chavez, Maricela, Warren, Christopher
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Psychology
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 58/03M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Psychology, Organizational behavior
Keywords: Affect, Culture, Industrial organizational psychology, Job performance, Resilience, Scale
Publication Number: 10978000
ISBN: 978-0-438-79182-4
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