Effects of authentic leadership on organizational commitment for employees

진성리더십이 종업원의 직무만족 및 조직몰입에 미치는 영향

  • Lee, Hong-Ki (Dept. of Business Management, Jungwon University College of Social Science)
  • 이홍기 (중원대학교 인문사회과학대학 경영학과)
  • Received : 2014.03.24
  • Accepted : 2014.05.20
  • Published : 2014.05.28


Authentic leadership emphasizes not only increases of production and profits but also establishment of morals and authentic in organizational management. In modern management theories, traditional so-called pseudo-leadership, which focuses on maximizing financial profits, are gradually diminishing as the importance of authentic leadership are widely accepted in various organizations. However, a few researches have focused on organizational outcome produced by authentic leadership. In this research, the relationship between authentic leadership and organizational commitment is examined in an endeavor to present the direction of leadership-related researches. Results include: first, the reliabilities of survey tools for authentic leadership, job commitment and organizational commitment were excellent using Cronbach's alpha; second, relationships between authentic leadership, job commitment and organizational commitment indicated positive correlations showing statistical significance in job commitment and organizational commitment; and finally, the relationship between job commitment and organizational commitment were positive by regression analysis.


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