The Effects of Learning Orientation on Self-Efficacy and Innovation Behaviors

학습지향성이 자기효능감과 혁신행동에 미치는 영향

  • Hwang, Sang-Kyu (Dept. of Business Administration, International University of Korea)
  • 황상규 (한국국제대학교 경영학과)
  • Received : 2014.04.16
  • Accepted : 2014.06.19
  • Published : 2014.06.30


This paper examines how learning orientation and self-efficacy contributed to explaining innovation behaviors. In order to verify the relationships and mediating effect, data were collected from 368 individuals in employees working in small and medium-sized firms at Gyeongnam region to test theoretical model and its hypotheses. All data collected from the survey were analyzed using with SPSS 18.0. This study reports findings as follows: first, the relationship between the learning orientation and the employee's self-efficacy is positively related. Second, there was also a positive correlation between the employee's self-efficacy and the innovation behaviors. Third, the relationship between the learning orientation and the innovation behaviors is positively related. Finally, the employee's self-efficacy played as a partial mediator on the relationship between learning orientation and innovation behaviors. Based on these findings, the implications and the limitations of the study were presented including some directions for future studies.


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