Effects of Members’ Perception of Leadership Style and Trust in Leader on Individual Creativity

  • Min Hee Hahn
  • Kun Chang Lee
  • Nam Yong Jo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 181)


This research studies how the member’s perception on the leader’s behavior and trust in leader affect individual creativity. Also, we have tested how individual creativity model differs depending on the level of task stress which naturally occurs. To test the research hypotheses, we have carried out the online survey of the employees working in IT companies and analyzed it with PLS(Partial Least Square) method. In the result of research, trust in leader positively influenced individual creativity. Also, the member’s perception had different impact on individual creativity depending on the style of leadership. Finally, we could find that the relationship among these constructs differs depending on the level of task stress.


Individual creativity Leadership style Trust in leader Task stress 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Business Management UnitLG CNS CO., Ltd.SeoulRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.SKK Business School WCU Professor at Department of Interaction ScienceSungkyunkwan UniversitySeoulRepublic of Korea
  3. 3.SKK Business SchoolSungkyunkwan UniversitySeoulRepublic of Korea

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