Mediating Effect of Leadership Outcomes on the Relationship between the Leadership Style of Leaders and Followers’ Administrative Creativity

  • Wafa Mohammed Aldighrir Najran University, Saudi Arabia


This paper aims to identify and understand the mediating role of leadership outcomes (LOs) on the association that exists between leadership styles (LS) of leaders and their followers’ administrative creativity (AC) in Najran university. A random sampling technique was conducted which comprised of 342 administrative employees. SPSS tool was used and several statistical methods were involved in the data and statistical analysis including the maximum likelihood estimate. Finally, the structural model testing (SEM) was conducted using AMOS (Analysis of a Moment Structures) to test the proposed hypotheses of the study model. The results showed that leadership styles of managers have a positive relationship on followers’ leadership creativity. In addition, leadership outcomes of followers are positively mediating the relationship between transformational and transactional leadership of leaders and follower’s administrative creativity.