Trust in leadership and team performance: evidence from NCAA basketball.

  title={Trust in leadership and team performance: evidence from NCAA basketball.},
  author={Kurt T. Dirks},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  volume={85 6},
  • K. Dirks
  • Published 1 December 2000
  • Business
  • The Journal of applied psychology
This study empirically examined the relationship between trust, leadership, and team performance with 2 objectives. The 1st objective was to empirically examine an assumption found in several literatures--that a team's trust in its leader has a significant effect on the team's performance. The 2nd objective was to explore a more complex and dynamic relationship between trust and team performance whereby trust in leadership mediates the relationship between past team performance and future team… 

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