How can Authentic Leadership Affect Organizational Citizenship Behavior and Job Performance?: The Role of Organizational Climate as a Mediator

진성리더십이 조직시민행동 및 직무성과에 미치는 영향: 조직분위기 매개효과를 중심으로

  • 탁진규 (서울과학종합대학원 경영학과) ;
  • 노태우 (순천향대학교 국제통상학과)
  • Received : 2016.08.26
  • Accepted : 2016.09.12
  • Published : 2016.10.28


This study analyzes the effect of authentic leadership on organizational climate, organizational citizenship behavior, and job performance to suggest the implications behind the growing importance of authentic leadership. In particular, this study substantiates existing arguments that organizational climate moderates the tension between leaders and employees by investigating the mediating effects of organizational climate on the relationship between authentic leadership and job performance. A survey was conducted on employees of various business areas in Korea, and 444 responses were used in statistical analysis which was performed using SPSS/WIN 24.0 and STATA 14.0 statistics package and verified using structural equations. The analysis results showed that 1) authentic leadership has positive effects on organizational climate, organizational citizenship behavior, job performance; 2) organizational climate has positive effects on organizational citizenship behavior and job performance; 3) organizational citizenship behavior has a positive effect on job performance; and 4) organizational climate performs a mediating role in the relationships among authentic leadership, organizational citizenship behavior, and job performance. By including organization climate's mediating effect as a factor in the research on authentic leadership, this study presents a new perspective for future studies on leadership.


Authentic Leadership;Organizational Climate;Organizational Citizenship Behavior;Job Performance


Supported by : 순천향대학교, 서울과학종합대학원대학교


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