Relative Leader-Member Exchange: A Review and Agenda for Future Research


As an extension concept of LMX, relative leader-member exchange (RLMX) refers to actual level of one’s own LMX quality as compared with the average LMX within the team. This paper distinguishes the definition of RLMX from related constructs, introduces RLMX’s measurement and concludes outcome variables of RLMX which include voice behavior, affective commitment, psychological contract, self-efficacy, etc. At last, we point out the directions of future researches.

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Li, B. and Ye, M. (2015) Relative Leader-Member Exchange: A Review and Agenda for Future Research. Journal of Service Science and Management, 8, 911-916. doi: 10.4236/jssm.2015.86092.

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