A New Perspective of Staff Encouragement:Review on Psychological Territoriality


Employee psychological territoriality has become one of the emerging fields of the western or-ganizational behavior research in recent years. However, there are very few related studies in the domestic research. This paper at first reviewed and analyzed the main theoretical literature and the latest empirical research on employee psychological territoriality at home and abroad in order to explore in depth Employee psychological territoriality’s definition, composition and its antecedent variables and result variables. Finally, based on the overview of previous studies, some managerial suggestions were made and directions for future research were prospected.

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Zhao, Q. and Ling, W. (2014) A New Perspective of Staff Encouragement:Review on Psychological Territoriality. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 2, 40-48. doi: 10.4236/jss.2014.212006.

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