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Integrating antecedent of constructive deviance and exploring obstacles in organization and work related outcomes

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Management Sciences, Shaheed Zulifiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST), Islamabad, Pakistan

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 6, Issue (11), Pages 1-9, November,2 (2017)


The goal of this study is to specifically examine the impact of organization culture and supervisor support on constructive deviance in banking sector. The data was collected from management trainee employees of a banking sector; a total of 241 data was collected. The study includes statistical analysis in following steps first correlation and then regression. The hypothesis indicate that the association between organization culture and constructive deviance is positive, the association between supervisor supports and constructive deviance is positive, further finding indicates that felt obligation positively mediates the relationship between organization culture and constructive deviance, felt obligation positively mediates the relationship between supervisor support and constructive deviance, respectively. Whereas, neuroticism shows negative association as a moderator between felt obligation and constructive deviance. The study was examined between management trainee employees those that violate organization rules for benefit of the organization, the reason why they engage in different behaviors are explored. This study was explored with theoretical evidence thus the finding may be useful for both academic and managerial implications.


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