The effect of learning organization culture on the relationship between interpersonal trust and organizational commitment

Ji Hoon Song, Hong Min Kim, Judith A. Kolb

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Abstract

The primary purpose of this research was to assess the effect of learning organization culture on the linkage between interpersonal trust and organizational commitment. The study sample was obtained from employees of two major Korean conglomerates. Online questionnaires were completed by 321 respondents. Structural equation modeling (SEM) was used to detect the effects of learning organization culture on the basis of the model fit to data comparisons and the significance of path coefficient estimates in the hypothesized model. The results suggest that learning organization culture works as a mediating variable to explain the association between interpersonal trust and organizational commitment. Recommendations for future research and implications for human resource development research and practice are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)147-167
Number of pages21
JournalHuman Resource Development Quarterly
Volume20
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 14 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

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