The Impact of Leadership-Followership Combination on the Administrative Organizational Performance : An Analysis of Mediating and Moderating Effects

리더십-팔로워십 유형결합이 행정조직의 성과에 미치는 영향 : 팔로워십의 매개효과 및 조절효과 분석

  • Received : 2013.11.01
  • Accepted : 2013.12.10
  • Published : 2014.01.28


This study analyzes the impact of followership on the relationship between leadership and organizational performance, and also which type of leadership-followership combination brings out higher performance in the local government of South Korea. Using the survey data conducted to the civil servants in Kyounggi-do, Pyeongtaek-shi and Dongdoochun-shi, this study analyzes the mediating and moderating effects of followership. The results show followers do affect the organizational performance in the local government and the mediating effects exist in all types of followership. These results emphasize the fact that the role of followers should be investigated as a main factor determining organization performance along with leadership. Moreover, this study found out the more similar the set of values between leaders and followers, the higher performance an administrative organization can get. This implies the necessity of more investigation of the interaction between leaders and followers in the study of organizational performance.


Followership;Leadership-Followership Combination;Mediating Effect;Moderating Effect


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