Proceedings of The 8th International Conference on Opportunities and Challenges in Management, Economics and Accounting
Studying the Impact of Transformational Leadership as A mediating Variable for the Relationship between Organizational Culture and Strategic Thinking
Ayman Zweil, Mohamed A.Ragheb, Sherif Otared
The present study aimed to assess the impact of the organizational culture on the adoption of the strategic thinking of the organization applied to the company Summid in Alexandria, Egypt . Therefore, the current study aimed to evaluate the impact of the organizational culture of the organization on the extent to which the institution adopts strategic thought through testing the mediating role of the transformational leadership style by applying to Sumed Company in Alexandria, Egypt. The results of the study concluded that:The existence of a significant and statistically significant effect of organizational culture on the adoption of the strategic thought of the institution. We find that the most influential dimensions of organizational culture are support culture, role culture and operations culture. We find that the results of this hypothesis agree with a study (Alqam, 2013; Abdel Razek et al., 2019). There is a statistically significant impact of organizational culture on the transformational leadership style. We find that the most influential dimensions of organizational culture are support culture, mission culture, and creative culture. We find that the results of this hypothesis are in agreement with the study (Al-Badah, 2013; Lama, 2019).
– There is a statistically significant effect of the transformational leadership style on the adoption of strategic thought. The most influential dimensions of transformational leadership were: idealistic influence, inspirational motivation, and individual considerations. Transformational leadership mediates the relationship between organizational culture and the institution’s adoption of strategic thought in part.
keywords: organizational culture, transformational leadership, strategic thinking.