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Table 5 Regression results testing the moderating effect of follower political skill

From: How authentic leadership influences employee proactivity: the sequential mediating effects of psychological empowerment and core self-evaluations and the moderating role of employee political skill

Variable Proactive behavior
M1 M2 M3 M4
Leader-member −0.08 −0.09 −0.09 − 0.10
Company −0.19** − 0.19** −0.19** − 0.21**
Follower age −0.05 − 0.07 −0.07 − 0.08
Follower gender 0.10 0.10 0.09 0.08
Working time with supervisor 0.00 −0.01 −0.01 − 0.03
Working time in organization 0.20* 0.21* 0.21* 0.23*
Interaction frequency −0.01 − 0.04 −0.04 − 0.05
Core self-evaluations   0.14* 0.14* 0.16*
Follower political skill    −0.01 0.00
Z Core self-evaluations*Z Follower political skill     0.15*
R 2 0.08 0.10 0.10 0.12
F 3.32** 3.58** 3.17** 3.51**
∆R 2 0.08 0.02 0.00 0.02
∆F 3.32** 5.04* 0.02 5.97*
  1. Standardized coefficients are reported. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01 (two -tailed)