The Impact of Leadership and Organizational Culture on Entrepreneurial Orientation

Document Type : Original Article


Department of Management, South Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University,Tehran, Iran.


This research as a practical, quantitative, and descriptive survey was conducted with the aim of studying the impact of leadership styles and organizational culture on employees' entrepreneurial orientation. The statistical population included 110 employees of Saveh educational organization. By using the method of random sampling, 68 people were selected as the sample. Data analysis was conducted using structural equations modeling method (SEM) and with the help of smart PLS software. The results showed that managers' leadership style and organizational culture had a positive and significant impact on employees' entrepreneurial orientation and the mediating variable of organizational culture had a significant impact on the relationship between leadership style and entrepreneurial orientation.