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Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Year: 2017 | Volume: 12 | Issue: 6 SI | Page No.: 7790-7794
DOI: 10.3923/jeasci.2017.7790.7794  
The Structural Relationship between Authentic Leadership, Psychological Capital and Individual Creativity of Korean Golf Leader
Kaung-Suk Park and II-Gwang Kim
 
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between the authentic leadership, psychological capital and individual creativity of golf instructor perceived by golf academy trainees. In order to achieve such purpose, the sample was extracted using the convenient sampling method targeting 250 applicants registered in a golf academy in Korea as of 2016 who wished to become a professional golfer. The survey was used as the research tool and Cronbach’s α was between 0.818 and 0.872. The frequency analysis, correlation analysis, CFA and SEM analysis using SPSS 20.0 and Amos 20.0 were carried out as the data analysis methods. The results are as follows. First, the golf instructor’s authentic leadership had a positive (+) impact on the psychological capital. Second, the authentic leadership had a negative (-) impact on the individual creativity. Third, the psychological capital had a positive (+) impact on the individual creativity. Professional athletes need to genuinely feel and experience internal values of their leaders in order to heighten their psychological capital and creativity in regard to their performance.
 
How to cite this article:
Kaung-Suk Park and II-Gwang Kim, 2017. The Structural Relationship between Authentic Leadership, Psychological Capital and Individual Creativity of Korean Golf Leader. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 12: 7790-7794.
DOI: 10.3923/jeasci.2017.7790.7794
URL: http://medwelljournals.com/abstract/?doi=jeasci.2017.7790.7794