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Managerial Humor and Its Impact on Employees’ Emotions and Psychological Resources

  • Nilupama WijewardenaEmail author
  • Ramanie Samaratunge
  • Charmine Härtel
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Abstract

Chapter  3 examined humor as a managerial tool that can be used to achieve employee and organizational outcomes. In particular, by reviewing the literature Chap.  3 developed a model showing proposed relationships between employees’ perception of managerial humor, their momentary emotions, long-term PsyCap, SWB and TI. Hypotheses 1–4 were developed accordingly. This Chapter presents the findings of a study conducted to test these relationships in actual work settings. The study paves the way for examining managerial humor as a possible tool for impacting employees’ momentary emotions and psychological resources.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nilupama Wijewardena
    • 1
  • Ramanie Samaratunge
    • 2
  • Charmine Härtel
    • 3
  1. 1.RMIT UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Monash UniversityClaytonAustralia
  3. 3.University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia

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