Purpose - This study integrated job demands-resources model and concept of stress mindset to examine a three-way interaction model. Testing the effect of challenge stressor, leader-member exchange and positive stress mindset on job performance. Methodology - Research data were collected from four hundred eighty-seven employees during different business in Taiwan. Hierarchical regression analysis was conducted, and results supported the three-way moderation effect. Findings- The findings suggested that when supervisors’ social support resources were strong, positive stress mindset can better improve employee’s job performance. Conclusion- There is a three-way interaction moderation effect of challenge stressors, leader-member exchange and positive stress mindset on job performance. A contribution of the present study to research is that we linked job demands-resources model and stress mindset theory to explain a boundary condition effect in stress issue.
Research Journal of Business Management 6(4), p.281-290