Mediation Effect of Positive Psychological Capital between Self-leadership and Learning Flow of Nursing Students

간호대학생의 셀프리더십과 학습몰입의 관계에서 긍정심리자본의 매개효과

  • Kim, Yu-Mi (Department of Nursing, International University of Korea)
  • 김유미 (한국국제대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2016.06.10
  • Accepted : 2016.07.07
  • Published : 2016.07.31


This study is a descriptive study designed to identify the relationships among self-leadership, positive psychological capital, and learning flow, and the mediation effect of positive psychological capital between self-leadership and learning flow. The participants for this study were 218 nursing students following a four-year curriculum in J city and the data was collected from April 1st to April 15th, 2016, and analyzed using descriptive statistics, the t-test, one way ANOVA, Pearson's correlation and multiple regression with the SPSS 22.0 Program. There were significant correlations among self-leadership, positive psychological capital, and learning flow. In the multiple regression analysis, the main factor affecting learning flow was self-leadership, which explained 44.1% of the variance in learning flow. Moreover, of 4 the components of positive psychological capital, self-efficacy and hope had a partial mediating effect between self-leadership and learning flow. Self-leadership, positive psychological capital, and learning flow relationship were positive relevant. To enhance the learning flow ability of the nursing students, it is necessary to develop a training program to increase their self-leadership and positive psychological capital.


Supported by : 한국국제대학교


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