Psycap's Job Performance

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AN INVESTIGATION ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LEADER AND FOLLOWER PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL, TRUST AND JOB PERFORMANCE IN FINANCE ORGANIZATIONS Background and Significance of the study Today, there is an intensifying complexity of businesses, competition and turbulent environment. During this turbulent time, academics (Seligman, 2002; Luthans and Avolio, 2003) have emphasized the importance of hope, optimism, self-efficacy and resiliency. As per the findings of Luthans and Avolio (2003) the investigation of leader’s influence mediating through the followers work will provide a better understanding to the dynamics of leadership process. Walumbwa, Hartnell and Oke (in press) states that followers’ behavior, performance and their states can be positively…show more content…
According to Walumbwa et al. (2010) focusing on a moderator the existing knowledge based of PsyCap will increase. Therefore the second objective highlights the importance of combining contextual factors by increasing the practical usage of PsyCap in enhancing Finance performance. The final objective of this study is to explore whether leaders PsyCap effects of followers PsyCap on their performance. This objective is focused on filling the existing gap in the literature regarding whether leadership affects followers’ positivity on their performance. The following hypotheses were developed based on the literature review. Hypothesis 1: Leader PsyCap positively relates to followers PsyCap Hypothesis 2: Follower PsyCap have a positive relationship between their job performances Hypothesis 3: Follower PsyCap mediates the relationship between leader PsyCap and follower job performance Hypothesis 4: Followers trust moderates the influence of follower psycap on their performance According to the theoretical background and literature review the conceptual framework of the study can be illustrated as follows. Group

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