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The role of transformational leadership and knowledge management processes on the rate of organisational innovation

The role of transformational leadership and knowledge management processes on the rate of... Organisational innovation has constantly been considered as a powerful tool for sustaining competitive advantage and delivering high value to customers. The purpose of this research is to investigate the role of transformational leadership and knowledge-management processes on the organisational innovation. The importance of investigating organisational innovation has been confirmed in various studies. The design of the present study is descriptive (correlation, causal). The sample of this study comprised of 256 members of administrative staffs of the Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, who were selected by simple random sampling. The results of this study revealed that transformational leadership has a positive and meaningful effect on the knowledge-management processes and the organisational innovation. In addition, it was found that the knowledge-management processes have a mediating role between transformational leadership and organisational innovation. Keywords: knowledge management; organisational transformational leadership; university of medical sciences. innovation; Reference to this paper should be made as follows: Aminbeidokhti, A., Nikabadi, M.S. and Hoseini, A.M. (2016) `The role of on the rate of organisational innovation', Int. J. Knowledge Management Studies, Vol. 7, Nos. 3/4, pp.270­287. Copyright © 2016 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. Biographical notes: Aliakbar Aminbeidokhti is a Doctorate in Educational Administration from Oklahoma State University in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies Inderscience Publishers

The role of transformational leadership and knowledge management processes on the rate of organisational innovation

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Inderscience Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © 2016 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
ISSN
1743-8268
eISSN
1743-8276
DOI
10.1504/IJKMS.2016.082345
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Abstract

Organisational innovation has constantly been considered as a powerful tool for sustaining competitive advantage and delivering high value to customers. The purpose of this research is to investigate the role of transformational leadership and knowledge-management processes on the organisational innovation. The importance of investigating organisational innovation has been confirmed in various studies. The design of the present study is descriptive (correlation, causal). The sample of this study comprised of 256 members of administrative staffs of the Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, who were selected by simple random sampling. The results of this study revealed that transformational leadership has a positive and meaningful effect on the knowledge-management processes and the organisational innovation. In addition, it was found that the knowledge-management processes have a mediating role between transformational leadership and organisational innovation. Keywords: knowledge management; organisational transformational leadership; university of medical sciences. innovation; Reference to this paper should be made as follows: Aminbeidokhti, A., Nikabadi, M.S. and Hoseini, A.M. (2016) `The role of on the rate of organisational innovation', Int. J. Knowledge Management Studies, Vol. 7, Nos. 3/4, pp.270­287. Copyright © 2016 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. Biographical notes: Aliakbar Aminbeidokhti is a Doctorate in Educational Administration from Oklahoma State University in

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International Journal of Knowledge Management StudiesInderscience Publishers

Published: Jan 1, 2016

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