A Systematic Review of Perceived Insider Status


Perceived Insider Status (PIS) is defined as the extent to which an individual employee perceives him or herself as an insider within a particular organization. It represents that employees have earned a “personal space” and acceptance inside their work organization. Researches show that PIS has a strong effect on employee’s job performance and organizational citizenship behavior (OCB), etc. Through a review of PIS, this paper places emphasis on the elaboration of influencing factors and mechanisms of PIS from a concept perspective and tries to shed some light on not only the limitation of current researches, but also the new breakthrough points for future research.

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Dai, L. and Chen, Y. (2015) A Systematic Review of Perceived Insider Status. Journal of Human Resource and Sustainability Studies, 3, 66-72. doi: 10.4236/jhrss.2015.32010.

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