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Title Impact of Narcissistic Leadership on Employees Counterproductive Work Behavior under Mediating Role of Psychological Contract Breach and Moderating Role of Psychological Capital

This study investigates the effect of narcissistic leadership on employees’ counterproductive work behavior under the lens of social exchange theory. The mediating role of psychological contract breach and moderating effect of psychological capital is also analyzed in said causal relationship. Using convenience sampling technique, data was collected from 302 middle tier employees working across banking sector of Pakistan. Data was analyzed through statistical techniques in SPSS. The results disclosed that narcissistic leader (NL) behavior significantly affects psychological contract breach (PCB) and counterproductive work behavior (CWB) of employees. PCB positively effects CWB and partially mediates between NL and CWB. Contrary to expectation the moderation role of psychological capital (PsyCap) between NL and CWB is not established. Thus, implications are provided for targeted sector and discussion is elaborated for similar sectors as well.
Keywords: Narcissistic Leadership (NL), Psychological Capital (PsyCap), Psychological Contract Breach (PCB), Counterproductive work Behavior (CWB).

Pages 369-380
Volume 9
Issue 4
Part 2
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DOI 10.30543/9-4(2020)-31