Moderating Effects of Political Skill in the Relations Perceived Co-Workers Politics-OCBC and -Turnover Intention

동료 조직정치지각과 동료지향 조직시민행동 및 이직의도 관계에서 정치적 기술의 조절효과

  • Received : 2015.07.31
  • Accepted : 2015.08.10
  • Published : 2015.09.28


The present study is aimed to investigate on the moderation of self-rated political skill on the relationships between perceived co-workers' politics and outcome variables (OCB toward co-workers and turnover intention). The used data for analysis was collected from 375 employees who have worked for public and private companies located in Jeju. The results are as follows. First, the main impacts of perceived co-workers politics(PCP) on OCB-C was not statistically significant, whereas the relation of PCP to turnover was positively significant. Second, moderating effects by political skill in the relationship perceived co-workers' politics and OCB-C was not significant, but the moderation in the relation perceived co-workers' politics-to-turnover intention was supported. Implications of the current study are 1) the casual effects of politics on OCB was demonstrated, in particular, the results of previous studies which was not consistent to account for the impact of politics on OCB was proved by the differentiation of research target. The result will help to understand perceived politics. In addition, moderation of political skill in the relation perceived co-workers' politics-to-turnover intention will contribute to expand researcher area of political skill.


Perceived Co-worker Politics;OCB-C;Turnover Intention;Political Skill


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