A Study on the Influence of Information Security Compliance Intention of Employee: Theory of Planned Behavior, Justice Theory, and Motivation Theory Applied

조직원의 정보보안 정책 준수의도에 미치는 영향 연구: 계획된 행동이론, 공정성이론, 동기이론의 적용

  • Hwang, In-Ho (School of Knowledge-Based Management, Chung-Ang University) ;
  • Hu, Sung-Ho (Department of Psychology, Chung-Ang University)
  • 황인호 (중앙대학교 지식경영학부) ;
  • 허성호 (중앙대학교 심리학과)
  • Received : 2018.01.24
  • Accepted : 2018.03.20
  • Published : 2018.03.28


Organizations continue to invest in the security of information technology as a means to be more competitive than others in their industry do. However, there is a relatively lack of interest in the information security compliance of employees who implement information security technologies and policies of organization. This study finds mechanisms for enhancing security compliance by applying theory of planned behavior, justice theory, and motivation theory in information security field. We use structural equation modeling to verify the research hypotheses, and conducted a survey on the employees of organization with information security policy. The results showed that organizational justice, sanction, and organizational identification affect the factors of the planned behavior theory and affect the employee's compliance intention. As a result, this research suggested directions for strategic approach for enhancing employee's compliance intention on organization's security policy.


Information Security Compliance Intention;Justice Theory;Theory of Planned Behavior;Sanction;Organizational Identification


Supported by : National Research Foundation of Korea


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