JHRSS  Vol.3 No.2 , June 2015
A Systematic Review of Perceived Insider Status
ABSTRACT
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.

Cite this paper
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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