The Effect of Trust in Leader on Self-Efficacy and Goal Orientation

리더에 대한 신뢰가 자기유능감의 지각과 목표지향성에 미치는 영향

  • Received : 2018.05.09
  • Accepted : 2018.06.05
  • Published : 2018.07.28


The purpose of current research is to develop insight regarding the relationship between trust in leader and followers' goal orientation. In this study relationships among trust in leader, self-efficacy, and goal orientation are explored. Hypotheses about how the trust in leader affect self-efficacy and goal orientation are developed. The sample consists of 389 workers in a firm who are chosen through the judgement sampling method. Findings are reported from the empirical research that partially support the hypothesized relationships among trust in leader, self-efficacy, and goal orientation. Trust in leader have a significant impact on goal orientation, and it is moderated by self-efficacy. The results suggest that leaders need to make an effort for trust building to have positive goal orientations. The findings of this study have theoretical and managerial implications for leadership, trust, and goal orientation research.


Trust in Leader;Self-Efficacy;Goal Orientation;Motivation


Supported by : 배재대학교


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