Impact of Political Skill on Helping Behavior and Knowledge Sharing Behavior: An Evidence from Banking Sector of Islamabad and Rawalpindi

  • Afsheen Khalid
  • Ghulam Dastgeer

Abstract

Political skill has gained a lot of recognition in terms of managing the interactions within the political arenas of organization. The present study investigated the role of political skill in generating positive behaviors in the presence of mediating mechanism of organizational based self-esteem on the 219 managers serving in banks of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Results demonstrated a partially mediated impact of organizational based self-esteem among the political skill and positive behaviors relationship. The study is the first to address the unexplored areas of research identified by Munyoun, Summers, Thompson, & Ferris (2015) regarding political skill impact on positive behaviors. Political skill helps the managers to manage the negativities at workplace by engaging in positive behaviors. Political skill training will help the individuals to groom their personality and work in an optimistic way for the betterment of organization and society at large.
Published
2019-06-30
How to Cite
KHALID , Afsheen; DASTGEER , Ghulam. Impact of Political Skill on Helping Behavior and Knowledge Sharing Behavior: An Evidence from Banking Sector of Islamabad and Rawalpindi . Business & Economic Review, [S.l.], v. 11, n. 2, p. 107-130, june 2019. ISSN 2519-1233. Available at: <http://www.bereview.pk/index.php/BER/article/view/302>. Date accessed: 06 dec. 2021.
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