Linking transformational leadership with organizational health of secondary school teachers: A conceptual model and research proposition

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Anantha Raj Arokiasamy


This study aims to determine the level of transformational leadership practices by school principals in the national secondary schools in the Northern States of Peninsular Malaysia. The study also aims to determine if school culture acts as a moderator to the relationship between transformational leadership and organizational health of the secondary school teachers’ in the 3 states in Malaysia. Despite transformational leadership being commonly practiced, there is a dearth of research, conceptual and empirical, focusing on school culture as moderator to the relationship. To attempt to fill this void, this article develops a conceptual model on school culture functioning as a moderator to the relationship between transformational leadership and organizational health of secondary school teachers and provides explanation of their effects through a statistical methodology. Finally, the author discusses the managerial implications of their research and offer suggestions for future empirical research.

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AROKIASAMY, Anantha Raj. Linking transformational leadership with organizational health of secondary school teachers: A conceptual model and research proposition. Economics, Management and Sustainability, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, p. 21-33, apr. 2018. ISSN 2520-6303. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 17 feb. 2020. doi:


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