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The Impact of Transformational Leadership on Organizational Performance via the Mediating Role of Corporate Social Responsibility: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach

Ala'aldin Alrowwad, Bader Yousef Obeidat, Ali Tarhini and Noor Aqqad

International Business Research, 2017, vol. 10, issue 1, 199-221

Abstract: This study aims to examine the associated relationships between transformational leadership, corporate social responsibility, and organizational performance. A total of 217 questionnaires were gathered from employees operating the various pharmaceutical companies in Jordan and then were analysed using structural equation modelling (SEM). The results of the data were threefold. First, transformational leadership did not have a positive influence on organizational performance. Second, transformational leadership did have a positive influence on corporate social responsibility. Third, corporate social responsibility did have a positive influence on organizational performance. These findings may aid future researchers in their quest in understanding the inherent relationships that lie between the variables in question and may provide a platform for managers in their efforts to improve organizational performance.

Keywords: transformational leadership; corporate social responsibility; organizational performance; Jordan; structural equation modeling (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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