Investigating the effect of servant leadership on organizational culture and employee performance by considering the mediating variable of organizational commitment

Document Type : Original Article


Payam Noor Varamin, Tehran, Iran


Due to the increasing attention to the leadership factor in creating organizational changes at the world level and since this factor is considered one of the key components in the organization's success, as well as the influence of this factor on the organization's culture and employees' performance, the purpose of this research is to investigate the effect of servant leadership. Organizational culture and employees' performance, taking into account the mediating variable of the organizational commitment of the employees of the welfare department of Tehran province. The statistical population of this study consists of all managers and employees based in the office. The analysis was descriptive and were selected using simple random sampling, 314 people based on Cochran formula. In order to collect data, four questionnaires of Bar Barbuto & Wheeler's servant leadership, Quinn and Cameron's organizational culture, Meyer and Allen's employee performance and organizational commitment questionnaires were used. The results showed that all dimensions of servant leadership have a positive and significant effect on organizational culture and employee performance. There is also a positive and significant relationship between servant leadership and organizational commitment.


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