عنوان مقاله [English]
The purpose of this research is to explore the effects of three stressor variables including role ambiguity, role conflict and role overload on the use of the three major tactics of impression management, which are ingratiation, supplication and intimidation. The effect of utilizing these three tactics on the two major job variables of job tension and the appraisal of employee performance has also been considered. Impression management is a subcategory of political behaviors, during which individuals try to control their influences on the others and in fact, form their own image in the other people’s minds and influence the decisions in their own interests. The findings of this research suggest that in response to the role stressor elements, tactics related to impression management are used, which somehow affect the stress felt by employees and the appraisal of their performance by their supervisors. The statistical population includes is all employees of Qom Education Departments. This correlative survey research is definitely based on structural equations modeling. The implementation of structural equations modeling will show the confirmation of most of the hypotheses and validation of the conceptual model of the research.