Effect of Ambidextrous Leadership on Work Attitudes; Moderating Role of Social Capital and Self-efficacy

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Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management & Accounting, Allameh Tabataba`i University, Tehran, Iran


This study aims to examine the effect of ambidextrous leadership on work attitudes in which the moderating role of social capital and self-efficacy were considered as well. Research method is of descriptive- correctional surveys. Statistical population consisted 1520 employees of Telecommunications Infrastructure Company which a random sample of them was selected which consisted 307 employees. Data were collected via questionnaires that have been used in previous researches. Collected data were analyzed according to structural equation modeling using AMOS software. Results show that ambidextrous leadership has a positive effect on job satisfaction and emotional commitment as the main work attitudes. Meanwhile, findings show that social capital and self-efficacy play the moderating roles in this relationship. Therefore, ambidextrous leadership behaviors would have greater positive effect on employees` work attitudes if they enjoy social capital and self-efficacy.


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