Face values on trust in loyalty and empowerment: A study of managers in China's public sector

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dc.contributor.author Wang, Karen en_US
dc.contributor.author Fang, Yongqing en_US
dc.contributor.editor Beaumont, N en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T10:04:44Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T10:04:44Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2008008505 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Wang Karen and Fang Yongqing 2009, 'Face values on trust in loyalty and empowerment: A study of managers in China's public sector', Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-17. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1-86308-157-7 en_US
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/11461
dc.description.abstract The practice in relation to face values reflects the large power distance and collectivism prevalent in Chinese societies. Members of such societies emphasize saving and enhancing of face of individuals who occupy higher organizational hierarchy. Despite the large number of studies on face from diverse disciplines, there is limited empirical evidence on how face values influence managerial behavior in manager-subordinate relationships in Chinaa??s civil services. The current study examines the extent to which face values of Chinese managers moderate the relationship between trust in subordinate and their willingness to share information with subordinates and encourage their initiatives in Chinaa??s civil service. The findings indicate that managersa?? values, which emphasize superior face-saving and face-enhancing, moderate the relationship between managersa?? empowerment behaviors and their trust in subordinatea??s loyalty. en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.publisher Monash University en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon NA en_US
dc.title Face values on trust in loyalty and empowerment: A study of managers in China's public sector en_US
dc.parent 23rd ANZAM Conference 2009 'Sustainability Management and Marketing' en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Melbourne, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 17 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Management en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 150312 en_US
dc.personcode 980472 en_US
dc.personcode 0000054550 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Organisational Planning and Management en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference en_US
dc.date.activity 20091201 en_US
dc.location.activity Melbourne, Australia en_US
dc.description.keywords Face saving and enhancing; sharing information; encourage initiatives; trust in subordinate; Chinaa??s civil service en_US
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