LEADING THE LEARNING ORGANIZATION
Business Education & Accreditation,
learning, learning organization, transformational leader
Researchers have identified leadership as being one of the most important factors that influence the development of learning organization. They suggest that creating a collective vision of the future, empowering and developing employees so that they are better able to handle environmental challenges, modeling learning behavior and creating a learning environment, are crucial skills for leaders of learning organization. These roles are suitable to a transformational leader. Despite the potential for a transformational leader to positively affect the development of learning organization, little research has investigated the existence of this link. To understand the development of learning organization, it is important to understand the role of transformational leadership in learning organization. This article seeks to understand the role of transformational leadership in the development of learning organization.