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Employee experienced HPWPs and job performance: Roles of person-job fit and intrinsic motivation

Abstract

The extant research on high performance work practices (HPWPs) mainly focuses on the organization level, with little research exploring employee experienced HPWPs and their impact on individual work outcomes. Whether and how employee experienced HPWPs contribute to individual job performance is investigated in this study, using three waves of data from 318 subordinate-supervisor dyads in three big auto manufacturing companies in China. Results show that HPWPs are positively related to individual job performance. Moreover, this relationship is fully mediated by employee person-job fit and intrinsic motivation.

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Wu, L., Wei, LQ., Zhang, Y. et al. Employee experienced HPWPs and job performance: Roles of person-job fit and intrinsic motivation. Front. Bus. Res. China 5, 344 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11782-011-0134-3

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Keywords

  • high performance work practices
  • person-job fit
  • intrinsic motivation
  • job performance