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Golparvar M, Padas F, Atashpoor H. Reinforcing model of feeling of energy, empowerment and employees' creativity through ethical leadership. ioh. 2010; 7 (3) :9-14
URL: http://ioh.iums.ac.ir/article-1-318-en.html
, mgolparvar@Khuisf.ac-ir
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Background and aims

Managers who rely on ethical values, have considerable effects on employees' feeling of energy, empowerment and creativity. Ethical leadership which is a relative new construct, has considerable role in creating healthy work climate. In this regard, this research was administered with the aim of investigating the role of ethical leadership on reinforcing feeling of energy, empowerment and employees' creativity.


Research statistical population were the total of Haier factory employees in autumn of 1388. Among them, 332 persons as the research sample were selected with the use of stratified sampling (from personnel's list of each section). Research instruments which used for assessment of variables including feeling of energy at work with 8 items , creativity at work with 9 items, psychological empowerment with 12 items and ethical leadership with 6 items. Data were analyzed using Pearson's correlation coefficient, structure equation modeling and mediating regression analysis.


Results showed that ethical leadership directly reinforces empowerment and energy at work and feeling of energy at work also reinforces empowerment. But in a process analysis, feeling of energy and psychological empowerment after being reinforced through ethical

leadership, reinforce employees' creativity at work.


The evidences of this research revealed the role of leaders and managers' tendencies to ethical leadership on feeling of energy at work, psychological empowerment and employees' creativity at work. On the basis of the findings, for reinforcing employees' vitality, empowerment and creativity, supervisors and managers' should be complied with ethical leadership principles in their management

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Received: 2010/09/21

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