The Survey of Perceived Organizational Support (SPOS)

The Survey of Perceived Organizational Support (SPOS) is a one-dimensional measure of the general belief held by an employee that the organization is committed to him or her, values their continued membership, and is generally concerned about their well-being. The SPOS refers to the employers perception of how valuable their employee is. An organization is a place of socioemotional resources. Respect, caring, wages and medical benefits are all part of an empoyer such as respect and caring, and tangible benefits, such as wages and medical benefits.

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Perceived Organizational Support

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Eisenberger, R., Huntington, R., Hutchison, S., & Sowa, D. (1986). Perceived organizational support. Journal of Applied Psychology, 71, 500-507.

Dissertations and Journals

Chen, Z, Eisenberger, R., Johnson, K. M., Sucharski, I. L., & Aselage, J. (In press). Perceived organizational support and extra-role performance: Which leads to which? Journal of Social Psychology.

Shanock, S. & Eisenberger, R. (2006). When Supervisors feel supported: Relationships with subordinates’ perceived supervisor support, perceived organizational support and performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 91, 689-695.