The effect of Women' social networking on affective commitment and individual adaptation performance

인적 네트워킹이 정서적 조직몰입과 개인적응성과에 미치는 영향: 여성 공무원을 대상으로

  • Na, Ki Hwan (Division of Business Administration, Hoseo University/Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning Cyber Security Support Division) ;
  • Choe, Min Seok (Division of Business Administration Hoseo University/Cheonan City Hall) ;
  • Han, Su Jin (Division of Business Administration, Hoseo University)
  • 나기환 (호서대학교 경영학부/미래창조과학부 정보보호지원과) ;
  • 최민석 (호서대학교 경영학부/천안시청) ;
  • 한수진 (호서대학교 경영학부)
  • Received : 2016.04.05
  • Accepted : 2016.07.07
  • Published : 2016.07.31


The number of female government employees is increasing steadily; therefore, the importance of their effective management is also increasing. Recently, female government employees have organized and exploited their social networks to achieve career success. To obtain a better understanding of the consequences of social networking and its impact on female government employees, 262 female employees were asked to provide details about their experiences and attitudes regarding networking behavior (internal and external networking) and how they influenced affective commitment and individual adaptation performance. The results confirmed that social networking significantly increases emotional sharing, and leads to high levels of affective commitment and individual adaptation performance. The moderating roles that positive psychological capital play in the relationships between social networking (internal and external) and emotional sharing were also investigated. The results confirmed that positive psychological capital enhances the impact internal social networking has on affective commitment and individual adaptation performance. Managerial implications for developing effective female employee management strategies were provided for government managers. Based on these results, the theoretical and practical implications of the research findings are discussed, and recommendations for future research are provided.


Supported by : 호서대학교


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