"Perspective Taking Enhances Safety" : The Effect of Authentic Leadership on Safety Behavior

"조망 수용 능력이 안전을 높인다." : 진정성 리더십이 안전 행동에 미치는 영향

  • Kim, Byung-Jik (Department of Business Administration, University of Ulsan)
  • 김병직 (울산대학교 경영학부)
  • Received : 2022.02.18
  • Accepted : 2022.03.10
  • Published : 2022.03.31


Considering that previous works on safety behavior relatively have not paid adequate attention to the influence of various leadership styles on safety behavior. The current paper investigates the impact of authentic leadership on safety behavior and its intermediating mechanisms. In specific, this paper delves into the mediating effect of job stress, as well as the moderating effect of perspective taking ability of employees in the association between authentic leadership and job stress. The results demonstrated that that authentic leadership has a negative (-) influence on job stress, which has a negative (-) influence on safety behavior. Moreover, job stress mediated the association between authentic leadership and safety behavior. Furthermore, perspective taking moderated the authentic leadership-safety behavior link.



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