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The Effect of Transformational Leadership Behavior on Organizational Culture: An Application in Pharmaceutical Industry


  • Sinem AYDOGDU

    (Okan University, Institute of Social Sciences, Turkey)

  • Baris ASIKGIL

    (Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Faculty of Science and Letter, Turkey)


In this study, conducted on 96 employees from production sector in a pharmaceutical company, the effect of transformational leadership behavior on organizational culture is investigated to determine statistically significant relations. The results of the study support the hypotheses. Transformational leadership behavior has a positive and significant correlation between the components of organizational culture such as long / short term orientation, masculinity / feminity, power distance, individualism / collectivisim and uncertainity avoidance.

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  • Sinem AYDOGDU & Baris ASIKGIL, 2011. "The Effect of Transformational Leadership Behavior on Organizational Culture: An Application in Pharmaceutical Industry," International Review of Management and Marketing, Econjournals, vol. 1(4), pages 65-73.
  • Handle: RePEc:eco:journ3:2011-04-1

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    1. Ouchi, William, 1981. "Theory Z: How American business can meet the Japanese challenge," Business Horizons, Elsevier, vol. 24(6), pages 82-83.
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    Transformational Leadership; Organizational Culture;

    JEL classification:

    • L20 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - General
    • M19 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - Other


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