Economics & Sociology

ISSN: 2071-789X eISSN: 2306-3459 DOI: 10.14254/2071-789X
Index PUBMS: f5512f57-a601-11e7-8f0e-080027f4daa0
Article information
Title: Linking transformational leadership and organizational performance: An empirical investigation of manufacturing firms in Vietnam
Issue: Vol. 12, No 2, 2019
Published date: 06-2019 (print) / 06-2019 (online)
Journal: Economics & Sociology
ISSN: 2071-789X, eISSN: 2306-3459
Authors: Thi-Trang-Nhung Nguyen
Hanoi University of Industry

Thi-Minh-Ngoc Luu
Vietnam National University
Keywords: transformational leadership, organizational innovation, organizational learning, organizational culture, organizational performance, Vietnam
DOI: 10.14254/2071-789X.2019/12-2/10
Index PUBMS: f0fb82a9-ad49-11e9-bbfd-fa163e0fa1a0
Language: English
Pages: 170-191 (22)
JEL classification: M12, J53

The study highlight the implications of Transformational Leadership, examining its role in predicting Organizational Performance. The study also investigates the mediating role of Organizational Learning, Organizational Innovation, and Organizational Culture. Although these mediate relationships are very important for improving Organizational Performance, prior studies have not usually examined them. A study was carried out on a sample including 314 Vietnamese manufacturing firms. The findings indicated that Transformational Leadership can foster Organizational Performance through Organizational Learning, Organizational Innovation, and Organizational Culture. Furthermore, Organizational Learning and Organizational Culture influence Organizational Performance positively, both directly and indirectly through Organizational Innovation. The findings revealed that Organizational Innovation has a positive relationship with Organizational Performance.


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