The dyadic level of conceptualization and analysis: a missing link in multilevel OB research?

Herman H M Tse, Neal M Ashkanasy

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Despite burgeoning multilevel research in organizational behavior over the past two decades, our understanding of dyadic relationships at work remains underdeveloped. Focusing on leader–member exchange, we discuss conceptual and methodological challenges that have hampered research at this level and illustrate how and why such analysis might provide new insights.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1176-1180
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Organizational Behavior
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • dyadic relationship
  • level of analysis
  • leader-member exchange (LMX)

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