The relationship between authentic leadership with work engagement and organizational identification
Moslem Mihandust, Mansour Bakht
One of the important issues in the schools is the organizational identification and teacher's work engagement that can be influenced by various variables, including leadership style. One of the leadership styles that have been used today by organizations is the authentic leadership style. Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate the relationship between authentic leadership Work Engagement and Organizational Identification of teachers. The research is descriptive-correlational. The statistical population of this study was all the elementary schols teachers of Konarak city in the academic year of 2020-2021, with 795 teachers’ volume. 259 teachers were selected as the sample, using stratified random sampling method and teachers were studied through three questionnaires including authentic leadership, organizational identitification and work engagement of teachers. The data was analyzed using correlation coefficient and multiple regression with SPSS21 software.The findings showed that there is a positive and meaningful relationship between authentic leadership (and all its components: self-awareness, relational transparency, internalizedmoralperspective and balanced processing) with teacher's work engagement and. organizational identification. Also, based on the results of regression, the style of authentic leadership has been able to predict 60.7% of organizational identitfication changes and 5.3% of work engagement changes. Hence, School principals can improve organizational identification and employee' work engagement by better use of authentic leadership style.
Moslem Mihandust, Mansour Bakht. The relationship between authentic leadership with work engagement and organizational identification. International Journal of Social Research and Development, Volume 4, Issue 1, 2022, Pages 22-27