Exploration of the Impact of National Culture on Leaders – Members Exchange on Job Satisfaction


  • Yi-Chang Chen
  • Ya-Shan Chuang
  • Chin-Chiuan Lin


Taiwan, national culture, leader-member exchange, job satisfactionTaiwan, job satisfaction


The present study investigated the effects of leader-member exchange and national culture on job satisfaction of cross-nation construction workers. Furthermore, national culture was treated as a moderator in effect of leader-member exchange on job satisfaction. By conducted a questionnaire survey which including 199 participants from three nationalities (Taiwan, Thailand and Indonesia). Results indicated that the leader-member exchange had significantly affected on job satisfaction. The national culture also had significantly affected on job satisfaction except collectivism. Furthermore, power distance, collectivism and long-term orientation had significant negative moderating effects in effect of leader-member exchange on extrinsic satisfaction. Besides, practical implications were also proposed.


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Chen, Y.-C., Chuang, Y.-S., & Lin, C.-C. (2018). Exploration of the Impact of National Culture on Leaders – Members Exchange on Job Satisfaction. Asian Journal of Business and Management, 6(2). Retrieved from https://ajouronline.com/index.php/AJBM/article/view/5277