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Amaneh Zamani
Narges Saeidian Khorasgani


resonant leadership, Iran, organizational citizenship behavior, ISFAHAN AZAD UNIVERSITY


Purpose: This study aimed at specifying the relationship between resonant leadership perception and organizational citizenship behavior among Isfahan Azad University staffs and was conducted through a correlational descriptive method.

Methodology: Research population was all the staffs of Isfahan Azad University, 375 individuals, among whom 189 individuals were accidentally selected based on Cochran sample mass according to their units or departments of work. Instruments used for this study are; Wagner (2010) questionnaire of Resonant leadership, Alonen (2008) questionnaire of organizational trust, and questionnaire of organizational citizenship behavior of Poudsakov (1990). Cronbach's Alpha computed the stability of these questionnaires as 0.79, 0.82, and 0.80 for resonant leadership, organizational trust and organizational citizenship behavior, respectively.

Main Findings: Data analysis shows that there is no meaningful relation between resonant leadership perception and organizational citizenship behavior (OCB). (r=0.096). But a meaningful relationship exists between organizational trust (r=0.189), side trust (r=0.153), vertical trust (r=0.229), institutional trust (r= 0.189) and organizational citizenship behavior.

Implications: Results of this study can help education administrator to understand organizational citizenship behavior among Isfahan Azad University staff’s activity.

Originality: This study is first of its kind in researching relationship between resonant leadership perception and organizational citizenship behavior among Isfahan Azad University, Iran staffs.


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