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Leadership Styles and Innovations in Organization: Towards a Model for Russian Reality

Student: Olga Abramova

Supervisor: Alexander Eliseenko

Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences

Educational Programme: Applied Social Psychology (Master)

Year of Graduation: 2017

Innovation is one of the most popular words in organizational psychology of 21d century. Many researchers spend years to clarify the mechanism of innovative culture’s implementation at companies. Digital age – age of transformation - requests a new approach towards profitable organizational growth and novel studies at social psychology to explain leadership and technological change on a deeper level. Relying on theoretical background of foreign research the authors made steps at building optimal mediation model of leadership – innovation relationship for Russian organizations. This study intends to clarify the relationship between leadership and innovation in Russian reality on sample of IT companies’ employees. The optimal model of leadership styles for innovative companies is presented. The findings lead us to the suggestion that servant and transformational leadership styles can play an essential role in promoting innovations on organizational level. Transformational, transactional and servant leadership styles influence organizational innovation through mediators: creative self-efficacy, knowledge sharing and support for innovation as essential components of organizational culture.

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