The Relationship Between MMORPG Players' Leadership-related Game Experience and Offline Leadership

MMORPG 내 리더십 관련 경험과 오프라인 리더십의 상관관계 연구

  • 장예빛 (KAIST 문화기술대학원) ;
  • 유승호 (강원대학교 영상문화학과)
  • Received : 2010.07.20
  • Accepted : 2010.08.16
  • Published : 2010.10.20

Abstract

This research investigated the relationship between MMORPG players' leadership-related game experience and offline leadership using online survey samples(N=664). According to the correlation results, MMORPG players' leadership-related game experience, age, game usage time and offline leadership exhibited a significantly positive relationship. When players had more leadership-related game experience, they reported higher offline leadership scores. In terms of "spillover effect", more valuable implications of using MMORPGs are discussed in conclusion.

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