Vanessa de Fátima Nery's research while affiliated with University of Brasília and other places

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This study investigates the role of attributes of organizational change and attitudes toward change as antecedents of well-being at work and how these antecedents vary over the course of an organizational change. Drawing on cognitive theories (a) organization change planning, (b) perceived risk level, and (c) attitudes toward organizational change...
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This study investigates the role of attributes of organizational change, the attitudes toward change as an antecedent of well-being at work, and how these antecedents vary over the course of an organizational change. Organization change planning, perceived risk level, and attitudes toward organizational change are examined as antecedents. Attitudes...
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Few studies that investigate attributes of organizational change (characteristics of the change context) that influence individuals' attitudes and behaviors. Seeking to contribute to a better structuring of the field, the present article shows a test of mediational model of attitudes towards organizational changes in relation between attributes of...
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Behavioral responses are critical to success in organizational change. The present study describes the search for construct validity evidence for the Behavioral Responses to Organizational Change Scale, an instrument that integrates two behavioral dimensions - supportive behavior and resistance - on the same scale. The scale was also constructed in...
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The context of organizational change may affect the well-being, namely when this change generate unfairness perceptions on employees. The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of the organizational change context on the perception of organizational justice and well-being. We proposed a mediation model of perceived organizational justic...
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RESUMO Um modelo para avaliar se atitudes medeiam a relação entre os atributos de mudança organizacional e o bem-estar foi testado com uma amostra de 795 trabalhadores oriundos de três diferentes organizações públicas que passaram por processos de mudança organizacional. Três instrumentos foram aplicados pela internet, a saber: Escala dos atributos...
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In the current context, increasingly fast-paced changes have become the rule in organizations, demanding constant assimilation on the part of employees. Therefore, this study investigates the mediation of attitudes in the relationship between context and responses to organizational change. To test the mediation model a quantitative cross-sectional...

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... It is important for organizations to have employee commitment as this builds good work attitudes. de Fátima Nery et al. (2020) stated that employers who have a strong commitment to employee welfare can prepare well in developing a positive attitude toward organizational change. Conversely, employees also have hopes and beliefs in the organization where they work. ...
... An assessment of the literature also indicates the emergence of measurement approaches that advance from the individual to the relational and group levels, with an emphasis on understanding the role of collective behavior in OC processes or organizational readiness for change (Rafferty et al., 2013;Vakola, 2013;Weiner et al., 2020). There are also advancements in understanding the role of management in responses to OC. Coupled with these are behavioral measures that present relevant results and support interventions in change processes focusing on worker wellbeing (Lines, 2005;Nery et al., 2020). ...
... Examples of items include "People are afraid because of the uncertainty generated by the new way of working," "This organization does not plan processes of change -they just happen," and "The changes bring gains for the organization." This scale was adopted in other Brazilian studies and presented consistent validity evidence (Machado & Neiva, 2017;Nery & Neiva, 2015;Franco et al., 2016). Kin and Karrem (2017) developed the Teacher Attitudes Towards Change Scale (TATCS) to measure the general attitudes of teachers toward changes. ...
... Similarly, Huong, Zheng and Fujimoto (2016) revealed that organisational justice is associated with employee well-being and specifically, procedural justice and distributive justice. Consistent with the above scholars, Nery, Neiva and Mendonça (2016) found out that organisational justice impact in terms of procedural justice and distributive justice had a significant positive impact on employee well-being. Likewise, Rani, Garg and Rastogi (2012) established that the components of organisational justice, distributive justice and procedural justice were strong predictors of psychological well-being. ...
... Examples of items include "People are afraid because of the uncertainty generated by the new way of working," "This organization does not plan processes of change -they just happen," and "The changes bring gains for the organization." This scale was adopted in other Brazilian studies and presented consistent validity evidence (Machado & Neiva, 2017;Nery & Neiva, 2015;Franco et al., 2016). Kin and Karrem (2017) developed the Teacher Attitudes Towards Change Scale (TATCS) to measure the general attitudes of teachers toward changes. ...