Antecedents and Outcomes Associated with Employees’ Psychological Ownership of Convenience Stores in Bangkok

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Raweemas Wattanasak


Employees’ psychological ownership has been proposed as a key characteristic that motivates them to make a strong commitment to their organizations. However, research on the antecedents and outcomes of employees’ psychological ownership in the convenience store sector is a topic that has been under-explored. Thus, the primary objective of this research was to investigate the effects of psychological ownership on the organizational commitment and organizational identification of employees who work at convenience stores located in Bangkok. Moreover, the influence of supervisor support and organizational trust was assessed on employees’ psychological ownership. Survey data were collected randomly from 347 employees who worked at convenience stores located in seven districts in Bangkok. Partial least square structural equation modeling was used to analyze the data. The results obtained offered significant support for the proposition that psychological ownership exerts positive effects on employees’ organizational commitment and identification. Moreover, the analysis showed that supervisor support and organizational trust affected employees’ psychological ownership positively and significantly.


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