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How authentic leaders can get employees to go beyond the call of duty fair treatment to heighten sense of belongingness holds the key

Development and Learning in Organizations

ISSN: 1477-7282

Article publication date: 23 December 2020

Issue publication date: 6 July 2021

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Abstract

Purpose

Company performance can benefit substantially when employees are willing to engage in extra-role behaviors. This outcome becomes likelier when authentic leadership is practiced. Such leaders can initiate these behaviors through fair treatment of workers that subsequently increases their attachment to the firm and commitment to achieve collective goals.

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Findings

Company performance can benefit substantially when employees are willing to engage in extra-role behaviors. This outcome becomes likelier when authentic leadership is practiced. Such leaders can initiate these behaviors through fair treatment of workers that subsequently increases their attachment to the firm and commitment to achieve collective goals.

Originality/value

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Citation

(2021), "How authentic leaders can get employees to go beyond the call of duty fair treatment to heighten sense of belongingness holds the key", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 35 No. 4, pp. 43-46. https://doi.org/10.1108/DLO-09-2020-0194

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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