Organisational Culture as a Mediator on The Relationship between Leadership style and Organisational Effectiveness: Polish Hotel Industry
Edyta Tadeuisak*
Paris Business School*


Abstract:The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between leadership style, and organisational effectiveness by taking organisational culture as mediator in Hotel industry in Poland. Studies on the relationship between organisational culture and leadership style, or leadership style and organisational effectiveness have been frequently published. However some gaps remain in the literature on whether organisational culture mediates the relationship between leadership style and organisational effectiveness. For the purpose of this study, the researcher adopted a deductive, quantitative survey research method, in which data collection was done using self-administrated questionnaires that were presented as a hard copy to participants. Questionnaires were then to be returned to the researcher. In total there were 289 respondents to the 950 questionnaires distributed. Overall, the results indicate that organisational culture partially mediate the relationship between leadership style and organisational effectiveness apart from Passive leadership style.

Keywords: Leadership Styles, Mediator, Organizational Culture, Organizational Effectiveness.






International Institute of Organized Research
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