The Moderating Effect of Job Autonomy on the Relationship between Transformational Leadership and Organizational Innovation
In the quest to improve performance, attention has been directed at leadership styles and new innovative ideas. It must be emphasized that the dire need for better public services has led to several innovation frameworks in various global regions. Abu Dhabi Executive Council Authority is the focus of this paper, where an innovative approach is applied to assess the impact of transformational leadership on organizational innovation, in addition to the moderating role of autonomy. The data was collected from 389 employees of Abu Dhabi Executive Council Authority and analyzed using structural equation modeling (SEM) via SmartPLS 3.0. The results proved that there is a significant impact of transformational leadership on organizational innovation, and it also proved the significant moderating role of autonomy in the model. The proposed model explained 64% of the variance in organizational innovation.