mediating variable

mediating variable

in statistics, a variable that transmits the indirect effects of an independent variable or variables on a dependent variable. For example, the relationship between social support and exercise adherence could be mediated by motivation: social support leads people to be more motivated which in turn leads them to adhere to an exercise programme. See also moderating variable.
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According to Amabile and her colleagues' intrinsic motivation theory (Amabile, Conti, Coon, Lazenby, & Herron, 1996), intrinsic motivation is an important mediating variable in the creativity process, environment affects employees' intrinsic motivation, and this, in turn, affects their creative behavior.
A mediating variable transmits the causal effects of the independent variables for dependent and may weaken or even eliminate these effects (Cohen, Cohen, West & Aiken, 2003; Mackinnon, Lockwood, Hoffman, West & Sheets, 2002)
The mediating variable of coping efficacy had a medium positive direct effect on life satisfaction (.
JE has already been proved as a significant mediating variable between other variables (Karatepe, 2016; Ferreira et al.
If this is the case, then perceived realism may be a possible mediating variable through which counterexemplars could elicit negative effects on viewers' subsequent racial attitudes.
This study therefore explores the governance-value relationship from a new perspective, that is, the role of earnings quality as a mediating variable in the determination of governance-value relationship, which is the main objective of the study.
Then the study test for the second step between knowledge and subjective norm to the mediating variable attitude, whereas both variables are significant to consumer's attitude.
This study attempts to explore whether independent variable (OHS) predicts the dependent variable (EP) directly or through mediating variable (JS) indirectly.
The purpose of this paper is to identify constituent attachment as a mediating variable between personality and OCBI.
Additionally, literature studies suggested for follower researches to mediate the relationship between SHRM management practices and organizational effectiveness through employee attitudes, which gives an opportunity to measure the relationship with and without the mediating variable to clarify the whole picture of the nature of the intended relationship (Katou, 2012).
When inserting mediating variable into the relationship, the effect degree of knowledge integration capability on competitiveness will decrease.