The Effect of Perceived Low-Carbon Green Growth Policy on Organizational Commitment in Small and Medium Construction Workers

중소건설업 종사자들의 저탄소 녹색성장 정책 인식이 조직몰입에 미치는 영향에 관한 연구

  • Yang, Hoe-Chang (Department of Distribution Management, Jangan University) ;
  • Hong, In-Gi (Department of Business Management, Graduate School, AnYang University) ;
  • Park, Kwang-Cheol (Department of Industrial Design, Dong-Eui University)
  • Received : 2012.11.05
  • Accepted : 2012.11.26
  • Published : 2012.12.31

Abstract

Purposes of this paper are focused on researching that employees in small and medium-sized construction company embraced green growth policy by Korean government's strong will and they have try to improve it to take advantage of strengths. Specifically, the purpose of this study includes: Firstly, to examine the effects of employee's cognition of green growth policy and their organizational commitment. Secondly, to examine the mediating and moderating effect of the policy trust and company trust between employee's cognition of green growth policy and organizational commitment. In addition, th examine the facilitating effect of employee's self-efficacy between company trust and organizational commitment. In order to verify the relationship, moderating and mediating effects, data were collected from 168 individuals in 19 small and medium sized company to test theoretical model and its hypotheses. Findings are as followed: first, the relationship between the cognition of green growth policy and organizational commitment is positively related. Second, the employee's company trust played as a partial mediator and moderator on the relationship between cognition of green growth policy and organizational commitment. Finally, employee's self-efficacy also played as a partial mediator on the relationship between company trust and organizational commitment. This study contributes to deepen our understanding of employee's organizational commitment by suggesting an alternative theoretical model regarding how the cognition of green growth policy and organizational commitment work to relate employee's company trust, and how the company trust and organizational commitment work to facilitate employee's self-efficacy. These results reveal that the study contributed to combining variables of employee's cognition of green growth policy, company trust, self-efficacy and organizational commitment, and expanded it.