Effect of Implicit Voice Theories on Employee Constructive Voice and Defensive Silence: A Study in Education and Health Sector

ŞAHİN S., ÇANKIR B., Arslan B. S.

ORGANIZACIJA, vol.54, no.3, pp.210-226, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 54 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.2478/orga-2021-0014
  • Journal Name: ORGANIZACIJA
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, IBZ Online, ABI/INFORM, Aerospace Database, Business Source Elite, Business Source Premier, Communication Abstracts, Metadex, Political Science Complete, Sociological abstracts, Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, Directory of Open Access Journals, Civil Engineering Abstracts
  • Page Numbers: pp.210-226
  • Keywords: implicit voice theories, Employee defensive silence, Employee constructive voice, Power distance, Pro-active personality, Healthcare sector, Education sector, PROACTIVE PERSONALITY, ORGANIZATIONAL SILENCE, BEHAVIOR, ANTECEDENTS, WORK, PERFORMANCE, FORMS


Background and Purpose: Implicit voice theories are the beliefs that are related to employee silence. This study aims to examine the implicit voice theories (don't embarrass the boss in public, negative career consequences of voice) as predictors of employee defensive silence and employee constructive voice.