The Study on Effect of Transformational Leadership on Cook's Intrinsic Motivation and Creativity in Foodservice Firm - Focused on CJ Foodville -

변혁적 리더십이 외식기업 조리사의 내재적 동기와 창의성에 미치는 영향에 관한 연구 - CJ푸드빌을 중심으로 -

  • Jeon, Hyeon-Mo (Dept. of Hotel & Tourism Management, Dongguk University-Gyeongju) ;
  • Kwon, Na-Kyung (Dept. of Grobal Leisure & Tourism, Sun Moon University)
  • 전현모 (동국대학교 경주캠퍼스 호텔관광경영학부) ;
  • 권나경 (선문대학교 국제레저관광학과)
  • Received : 2017.02.26
  • Accepted : 2017.04.06
  • Published : 2017.04.30


The study intended to investigate the relationship between transformational leadership and creativity of cooks with transformational leadership as antecedent variable. Transformational leadership has been assessed positively in variable studies as a leadership to improve employee's creativity. The authors also tried to explore structural relationships among transformational leadership, intrinsic motivation, and creativity by identifying the meditating role of intrinsic motivation in the relationship between transformational leadership and creativity of cooks. The study subject was CJ FOODVILLE, which is a representative company with its size, sales, and recognition as a domestic restaurant business. A survey was conducted with employees who were working as a cook in restaurants operated by CJ FOODVILLE in metropolitan areas. The results of the study showed that charisma and intellectual stimulation of transformational leadership positively influenced intrinsic motivation, but inspirational motivation and individualized consideration did not significantly influence intrinsic motivation. In addition, the four elements of transformational leadership did not significantly affect creativity. The findings of the study show that intrinsic motivation played a role as a mediation among charisma, intellectual stimulation, and creativity of transformational leadership. Therefore, the findings of the study suggested intrinsic motivation as an important factor affecting creativity of cooks.


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