Transformational Leadership: Enabling Factor of Knowledge Management Practices

  •  Hamidreza Yaghoubi    
  •  Taghi Mahallati    
  •  Amir Safari Moghadam    
  •  Mohammad Fallah    


In the knowledge era, knowledge is considered as the most worthwhile asset of the organization. Hence
Knowledge management (KM) has a vital role in sustaining competitive advantage and effectiveness of the
organization. Successful implementation of KM in organization requires an appropriate context. The importance
of human- social context makes transformational leadership as an effective facilitator of KM practices
(knowledge creation and knowledge sharing). The primary purpose of the research is investigating the
relationship between transformational leadership with KMpractices. The research method is descriptive and
correlational. The population of the research consists of 232 person of managers and senior experts of
administrative and commercial departments of the NIOPDC. A sample of 144 subjects was selected as statistical
sampling. According to the research findings there are significant relationships between transformational
leadership with KM practices. These findings support the necessity of adopting more humanistic leadership
styles for implementing knowledge management more effectively.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
  • Issn(Print): 1925-4725
  • Issn(Onlne): 1925-4733
  • Started: 2011
  • Frequency: semiannual

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