Designing and Testing a Model of the Mediating Role of Learning Goal Orientation at the Individual, Group and Organizational Level in the Relationship of Transformational Leadership with Adaptive Performance of Employees of a Service Organization

Document Type : Research Article


1 Associate Professor, Department of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran

2 Master of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran


The purpose of this study was to investigate the mediating role of learning goal orientation at the individual, group and organizational level in the relationship of transformational leadership with adaptive performance. The sample consisted of 175 employees of a service organization. Fitness of the proposed model and indirect effects was examined through structural equation modeling and bootstrap procedure. Findings indicated that the proposed model fit the data properly. The results also supported the mediating role of learning goal orientation at the individual and organizational level in the relationship of transformational leadership with adaptive performance. This research suggests that there is strong need to provide conditions to encourage transformational leadership and learning goal orientation at the various levels.


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