Research Article
Volume 3 Issue 9 - 2020
The Role of Authentic Leadership and Authentic Followership to Self-Efficacy, Work Engagement and Organizational Commitment among Nurses
Lucila O Sunga*
Tarlac State University, Tarlac City, Philippines
*Corresponding Author: Lucila O Sunga, Tarlac State University, Tarlac City, Philippines.
Received: June 21, 2020; Published: August 27, 2020


This study aimed to examine the extent of relationship between authentic leadership and authentic followership and their role to self-efficacy, work engagement and organizational commitment of nurses. The study made used of descriptive correlational research design and purposive sampling technique with a sample of 106 nurse leaders and 397 nurse followers from different institutions in Tarlac Province. There were five (5) standardized instruments used. Data were examined using descriptive statistics, Pearson’s r, Multiple Regression Analysis, and Partial Least Square Structural Equation Modelling. Results of the study indicated that authentic leadership and authentic followership were significantly related and are both significant predictors to self-efficacy, work engagement, and organizational commitment. The hypothesized model of authentic leadership and followership was significantly supported by the findings as predictors to self-efficacy, work engagement and organizational commitment. Promotion of authentic leadership is highly suggested. The statistically supported model may serve as a working model for leadership and staff development initiatives.

Keywords: Authentic Leadership; Authentic Followership; Self-Efficacy; Work Engagement; Organizational Commitment


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