International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Perception of Organizational Politics and Impression Management Behaviors: A Tourism Industry Perspective
Ozgur Devrim Yilmaz

The main purpose of this study was to examine the probable effects of perception of politics on impression management behaviors of hotel employees in Izmir, Turkey. For this study, a total number of 205 usable questionnaires were collected from employees working in five star hotels in Izmir city center. The hypothesized relationships were tested using SPSS 17 version. The results indicated that organizational politics perception of employees was an important determinant of impression management behaviors. This research is thought to make useful contributions to the current knowledge base by investigating the direct effect of perception of organizational politics on impression management behaviors since it is predicted that politics perception of employees have potential to paralyze the organizational climate and can affect the relationship both between employees and between employees and managers.

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