Effect of Leader-member Exchange on Affective Commitment and Continuance Commitment: The Mediating Role of Job Stress

리더-부하간 교환관계(LMX)가 정서적 몰입과 근속적 몰입에 미치는 영향: 직무스트레스의 매개효과를 중심으로

  • 차동옥 (성균관대학교 경영전문대학원) ;
  • 김정식 (성균관대학교 BK21 글로벌 비즈니스 리더 양성 사업단) ;
  • 곽신근 (KB국민은행) ;
  • 신유순 (한국수출입은행)
  • Published : 2010.01.28


The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of leader-member exchange(LMX) on employee's affective commitment and continuance commitment focusing on the mediating role of job stress. On the basis of theoretical linkages between the constructs, a conceptual model and hypotheses were established. The sample included 482 employees. Structural equation modeling(SEM) was employed to test the hypothesized relationships in the conceptual model. This study shows that the proposed model is reasonably fit to the actual data. Empirical results indicate that LMX has a negative impact on employee's job stress, has a positive impact on employees' affective commitment and continuance commitment. Employees' job stress has partially mediated effect on the relationship between LMX and employees' affective commitment, but has not mediated effect on the relationship between LMX and employees' continuance commitment.


Leader-member Exchange;LMX;Job Stress;Affective Commitment;Continuance Commitment;Organizational Commitment


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