Date Added: Mar 2010
The relationship between the leaders and members, not only affects employee performance, but also can affect the relationship between employees and organizations. To explore the impact of LMX on affective commitment, the authors introduced psychological empowerment as a mediate variable. The result showed a significant mediate role. Psychological empowerment can partially mediate the relationship between LMX and affective commitment. The introduction of POS for the moderate variable was conducted. The results showed that moderate role is not significant. POS can not moderate the relationship between LMX and affective commitment. LMX is very important for the employees - organizational relationships.