The Impact of Transformational Leadership Style Perceptions on Innovative Work Behavior of Private School Teachers: The Mediating Role of Organizational Culture Perceptions

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Hanna Qayyum
Muhammad Zeeshan Hanif
Dr. Ahmad Usman
Ayesha Hanif


The study explores the relationship between transformational leadership style perceptions of middle level private school teachers and their innovative work behavior, and also examines the mediating effect of organizational culture perceptions on this relationship. It was found that teachers who perceived their principals as transformational leaders and considered their organizational cultures to be more stable, team oriented, fair, secure and employee oriented were more innovative in their work. The relationship between transformational leadership style perceptions and innovative work behavior was also found to be mediated by organizational culture perceptions. Findings of the study suggest school heads and principals that the innovation amongst their teachers can be enhanced if they observe transformational leadership style while focusing more on ‘individualized consideration’ dimension and create cultural perceptions of stability, fairness, security and employee orientation amongst their teachers.

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Qayyum, H., Hanif, M. Z., Usman, D. A., & Hanif, A. (2022). The Impact of Transformational Leadership Style Perceptions on Innovative Work Behavior of Private School Teachers: The Mediating Role of Organizational Culture Perceptions. Pakistan Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, 2(2), 182-206. Retrieved from


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