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Strengths Use and Employee Advice: The Mediating Role of Core Self-Evaluation

This study aimed to investigate the association of employee strengths use with their advice behavior, and the mediating role of core self-evaluation. Data were collected from a sample of 272 employees working in a variety of enterprises in China. The results show that strength use has a positive impact on employee advice behavior, When employees can fully use their strengths to complete a task, they can face the work and challenges of the organization with more confidence and trust their own opinions. Strength use has a positive impact on core self-evaluation, strength use is a kind of positive intervention, which can help employees find and understand their own strengths to improve their core self-evaluation. Core self-evaluation has a positive impact on employee advice, employees with high level of core self-evaluation more likely to put forward high-quality suggestions. Strength use has an impact on advice behavior through the mediating role of core self-evaluation, and core self-evaluation partially mediates the relationship between strengths use and employee advice. This study contributes to the literature of strengths use.

Strengths Use, Core Self-Evaluation, Advice

Liu Xiaoyu, Wang Guohong, Chu Xixi, Li Zhihong. (2023). Strengths Use and Employee Advice: The Mediating Role of Core Self-Evaluation. Journal of Human Resource Management, 11(3), 97-101.

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