Academy of Strategic Management Journal (Print ISSN: 1544-1458; Online ISSN: 1939-6104)


The Direction of the Interactive Relation between Organizational Flexibility and Transformational Leadership Behaviours: A Comparative Analysis

Author(s): Bulent Akkaya, Yesim Kocyigi

Leadership and organizational flexibility are closely related. Each component of the organizational flexibility and transformational leadership affects the adapting of organization to environmental changes. But, which of them is antecedent of the other is still a question in literature. To answer this question, in this research two models were tested and goodness of fit of models was compared by using SEM (Structural Equation Modelling). The data were collected form 217 participants who work as bottom/middle level managers in SMEs in Turkey. The results showed that organizational flexibility is the antecedent of the transformational leadership.

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