Relationship between transactional leadership and knowledge management

  • A Ghanbari
  • M Abedzadeh
Keywords: Transactional Leadership, Knowledge Management, Plastic Industry

Abstract

All leaders do not possess same attitude or same perspective. There are many different leadership styles that can be exhibited by leaders in the political, business or other fields. A leadership style is a leader's style of providing direction, implementing plans, and motivating people. The Transactional style of leadership involves motivating and directing followers primarily through appealing to their own self-interest. Besides, Knowledge management (KM) is the process of capturing, developing, sharing, and effectively using organizational knowledge. It refers to a multi-disciplined approach to achieving organizational objectives by making the best use of knowledge. We knows that the leadership style is directly influential in organization's tendency and manner of facing processes and steps of knowledge management, so in this paper the relationship between Transactional Leadership and Knowledge Management in Plastic Industry in Shiraz-Iran is examined. We’ve used of descriptive statistics technique to analyze demographic variables and to investigate the hypotheses; we have used Pearson Solidarity Test and Spearman.

Keywords: Transactional Leadership, Knowledge Management, Plastic Industry

Published
2016-09-01
Section
Articles

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