The Impact of Transformational Leadership on Organizational Wisdom with the Mediating Role of Organizational Culture

Document Type : Research Article


1 Ph.D. Policy Making & Management, University of Tehran, Qom, Iran

2 Ph.D., Educational Administration, Faculty of Humanities, Islamic Azad University, North of Tehran Branch, Iran

3 Ph.D. Student of Educational Administration, Faculty of Management & Economy, Islamic Azad University, Iran


The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of transformational leadership on organizational wisdom with the mediating role of organizational culture among Tehran Azad University`s faculty members. The method, according to purpose, was practical. The method of data collection was descriptive correlational. The type of data was quantitative. The population consisted of faculty members in Tehran Azad University. 700 members were selected using sample size calculation based on structural equation and cluster random sampling method. All of them were full-time members. To collect the data, three standard questionnaires were used, including transformational leadership by Bass & Avolio (2000), organizational wisdom by Brown & Greene (2006) and organizational culture by Dennison (2000). After collecting the data, they were described through the mean, standard deviation by SPSS-21, and data Statistical Inference was carried out through structural equation modeling with the help of LISREL-v8.80. The technical characteristics of questionnaires were assessed, including reliability, validity, convergent, and divergent validity. Path coefficient and significant coefficients were used to examine the hypotheses. The results showed that the degree of appropriateness of the proposed model was appropriate with regard to components research. Also, the results of the study indicated that transformational leadership has a significant impact on organizational wisdom with the mediating role of organizational culture among the faculty members.


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