A Study on the Structural Relationships between Self-Sacrificial Leadership, Employees' Workplace Spirituality, Supervisor Likeability and Innovation Behavior of Hotel Enterprise

호텔기업의 자기희생적 리더십, 직장영성, 상사호감 및 혁신행동의 구조적 관계 연구

  • Park, Jong Chul (Hotel Management Major, Tourism Division, Baekseok University) ;
  • Choi, Hyun Jung (Hotel Management Major, Tourism Division, Baekseok University)
  • 박종철 (백석대학교 관광학부 호텔경영전공) ;
  • 최현정 (백석대학교 관광학부 호텔경영전공)
  • Received : 2018.03.05
  • Accepted : 2018.03.26
  • Published : 2018.03.31


This study began with the expectation that work spirituality according to self - sacrificing leadership of a company recognized by hotel employees could positively affect superior liking and innovation behavior. The results of this study can be summarized as follows; the exercise of authority and the self - sacrifice in reward distribution are very important in the social exchange relationship. And the experience of joy and meaning, which is a behavior that meets the values, showed that it fulfilled the sense of accomplishment that the employees realized as a value, and it increased the satisfaction of pursuing the value of the boss and participating in and contributing to the world. Moreover, the hotel employees were likely to favor the bosses when they gave up or refrained from their authority or delegated to their subordinates, or when their bosses delayed or gave up rewards that had to be distributed to them. Also, self-sacrifice on the supervisor's job assignment is considered as an essential part of inducing the innovative behavior of the subordinates, regarded as desirable behavior or qualities.


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