Relationship between the Ethical Leadership, Transformational Leadership, Ethical Climate, Organizational Justice and Organizational Citizen Behavior and Organization-Based Self-Esteem Using the Organizational spirituality as a Mediator Variable in an Industrial Organization

Morteza Golestanipour

Abstract


This study investigated the relationship between ethical leadership, transformational leadership, ethical climate organizational justice and organizational citizenship behavior and organization-based self-esteem and theorganizational spirituality as the mediatorvariable in an industrial organization in Iran. The sample consisted of 400 employees of an organization who were selected using the multistage random sampling method. Subjects completed the ethicalleadership questionnaire developed by Brown et al, general transformational leadership questionnaire (GTL), ethical climate questionnaire developed by Hunt et al., organizational justice questionnaire developed by Colquitt, organizational spirituality questionnaire developed by Milliman et al, organizational citizenship behavior scale, and organization-based self-esteem scale. Evaluating the proposed model using the structural equation modeling (SEM) was performed. The results show the relatively good fitness of the model to the data. Variables of ethical leadership, transformational leadership, ethical climate, and organizational justice affect organizational spirituality and organizational spirituality affect the variables of organizational citizenship behavior and organization-based self-esteem. Moreover, variables of ethical leadership, transformational leadership, ethical climate, and organizational justice have indirect effect on the variables of organizational citizenship behavior and organization-based self-esteem and theorganizational spirituality.


Keywords


Ethical Leadership, Transformational Leadership, EthicalClimate, Organizational Justice, Organizational Spirituality, Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Organization-Based Self-Esteem.

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