Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Baluchestan, Iran

2 M.A Student of Entrepreneurship, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Baluchestan, Iran

Abstract

Transformational leaders, use personal capabilities of individuals to promote peoples' ideals and lead individuals and organizations a higher point of transformational performance. This research aims to investigate the relationship between transformational leadership and orientation toward entrepreneurship through correlation research method. Participants of the preset study were 134 employees and managers that were selected randomly through Cochran formula in Mobin Petrochemical Company. Data was collected by Boss and Avolio questionnaires of transformational leadership; and Hogus and Morgan questionnaires on transformational orientation .The data was analyzed through SPSS19 software. Research Findings show that level of using transformational leadership in Mobin Petrochemical Company and dimensions status of EO in Mobin Petrochemical is less than average. Also results of correlation coefficients showed that there is a significant relationship between transformational leadership and Entrepreneurial orientation and its indices. And Results of stepwise regression analysis showed that among transformational leadership components, "inspirational motivation" is the most powerful one to predict entrepreneurial orientation in organization.

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