Effect of Transformational Leadership and its Components on Organizational Innovation

Document Type : Research Paper


International Business School UTM International Campus, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia


This study tries to expand the understanding of the relationship between transformational leadership and organizational innovation at the organizational level. This research proposes a conceptual framework to explain the components of transformational leadership while focusing on the relationship between each component and organizational innovation. A sample of 219 managers from 63 companies in the top 100 Iranian companies participated in this research. The results of this study support the expected positive relationship between transformational leadership and organizational innovation. Further findings revealed that among five components of transformational leadership (i.e., idealized influence, attributive charisma, inspirational motivation, intellectual stimulation, and individualized consideration) not all but some of the components (including attributive charisma, inspirational motivation, and intellectual stimulation) are positively related to organizational innovation.


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Article Title [فارسی]

تآثیر رهبری تحول آفرین و مولفه های آن بر نوآوری سازمانی

Authors [فارسی]

  • مژده مخبر
  • وَن خیرالزمان بین ون اسماعیل
  • امین وکیل باشی
دانشگاه تکنولوژی مالزی، پردیس بین الملل، کوالالامپور، مالزی
Abstract [فارسی]

این تحقیق رابطه میان رهبری تحول آفرین و نوآوری سازمانی را بررسی می کند. در این مقاله با ارائه یک مدل مفهومی، رابطه میان هر یک از مولفه های رهبری تحول آفرین و نوآوری سازمانی در سطح سازمانی مورد مطالعه قرار گرفته است. نمونه آماری این مطالعه شامل 219 مدیر در 63 سازمان از میان صد شرکت برتر ایران است. نتایج تحقیق رابطه مثبت میان رهبری تحول آفرین و نوآوری سازمانی را در سطح کلان سازمانی تأیید می کند. به علاوه یافته های این تحقیق نشان میدهند که از میان پنج مؤلفه رهبری تحول آفرین (نفوذ آرمانی، کاریزما، انگیزش الهام بخش، ترغیب ذهنی، ملاحظات فردی) فقط سه مؤلفه ی کاریزما، انگیزش الهام بخش و ترغیب ذهنی رابطه مثبتی با نوآوری سازمانی دارند.

Keywords [فارسی]

  • رهبری تحول آفرین
  • نوآوری سازمانی
  • مدل سازی معادلات ساختاری پی ال اس
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