A Study on the Influence of Paternalistic Leadership on Organizational Commitment -The Mediating Effect of Organizational Identification-

가장적 리더십이 조직몰입에 미치는 영향 - 조직 동일시의 매개효과를 중심으로 -

  • Wang, Huan-Huan (Dept. of Human Resource Management, Pusan National University) ;
  • Kim, Jong-Kwan (School of Business, Pusan National University)
  • 왕환환 (부산대학교 경영학과 인사조직전공) ;
  • 김종관 (부산대학교 경영학과)
  • Received : 2016.12.27
  • Accepted : 2017.02.20
  • Published : 2017.02.28


This paper aims to regard paternalistic leadership as research object, introduces organizational identification as intermediary variable to find out the impact on organizational commitment, using a sample of 406 employees from enterprises. Results showed that first, authoritarianism had no impact on organizational commitment, while benevolence and morality related positively to organizational commitment. Second, paternalistic leadership had positive effect on organizational identification. Third, organizational identification mediated the relationship between morality and organizational commitment, but did not mediate the relationship between benevolence and organizational commitment. Limitations of the study, and implications of the findings are discussed.


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