Abstract—The aim of the study was twofold: to examine the effect of transformational leadership on organizational performance and secondly, to explore the mediating role of organizational culture in the relationship between transformational leadership and organizational performance. A purposive sample of 265 managers from banking sector of Pakistan was selected for the study. Transformational leadership was found to positively and significantly affect organizational performance along with the mediating role of organizational culture in the relationship between transformational leadership and organizational performance.
Index Terms—Organizational culture, organizational performance, transformational leadership.
Rabia Imran and Faiza Zahoor are with University Institute of Manag ement Sciences, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi(email:firstname.lastname@example.org).
Arshad Zaheer is with Iqra University, Islamabad.t>
Cite: Rabia Imran, Faiza Zahoor, and Arshad Zaheer, "Leadership and Performance Relationship: Culture Matters," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 713-717, 2012.