Ethical Leadership and CSR Attitude of Employees: Moderating Effect of Supervisor's Performance

윤리적 리더십과 기업의 사회적 책임에 대한 종업원 태도 간의 관계: 상사 성과의 조절효과

  • 강승완 (고려대학교 경상대학 경영학부)
  • Received : 2013.11.18
  • Accepted : 2013.12.18
  • Published : 2013.12.28


This research is an empirical study to analyze the relationship among the ethical leadership of supervisor, CSR attitude of subordinate, and supervisor's performance evaluated by subordinate. A survey was conducted for the employees of a large manufacturing company in Korea, and 196 questionnaires were analyzed. Results of multiple regression analyses showed that the relationship between the ethical leadership of supervisor and the CSR attitude of subordinate was positively significant. That is, the supervisor's ethical leadership leads the subordinate's positive CSR attitude. And, supervisor's performance evaluated by subordinate positively moderated the relationship between ethical leadership and CSR attitude. That is, when subordinates assesses the supervisor's performance as high, the positive relationship between supervisor's ethical leadership and subordinate's CSR attitude becomes relatively stronger. Theoretical and managerial implications of these empirical results were discussed.


Ethical Leadership;CSR Attitude;Supervisor's Performance


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