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Unformatted text preview: ity work. Ivey Business Journal, 64, 12–14; www.northwest.ca. Whether or not you trust your boss and management probably has a lot to do with how much they support you, or rather your perceptions of their support. Perceived organizational support (POS) refers to employees’ general belief that their organization values their contribution and cares about their well-being. When employees have positive perceptions of organizational support, they believe that their organization will provide assistance when it is needed for them to perform their job effectively and to deal with stressful situations.59 There are a number of factors that contribute to employees’ POS. First, because supervisors function as representatives of their organizations through their actions and decisions, they represent the organization to employees. As a result, favourable treatment and support from supervisors contributes strongly to POS. In addition, fair organizational procedures as well as favourable rewards and job conditions are also strongly related to POS. A...
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