Leadership And Creativity: Does Organizational Culture Matter?

Sajeela Rabbani, Rabia Imran, Nida Kamal

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This study examined the mediating role played by organizational culture between leadership styles and organizational creativity. Three of leadership styles transformational leadership, transactional leadership and laissez-faire leadership were assessed with organizational creativity while organizational culture mediates. A purposive sample of 293 employees of advertising agencies of Islamabad was selected for the study. The results revealed partial mediation of organizational culture between transactional leadership and organizational creativity and transformational leadership and organizational creativity. However organizational culture negatively and partially mediates the relationship of laissez-faire leadership and organizational creativity. Research implication and suggestions for further studies are also discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)50-56
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2014
Externally publishedYes

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