The Relationship Between Spiritual Leadership and Firm Value: The Moderating Effect of Organizational Climate

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Siriwong Earsakul


Competition and continual changes have increased significantly in recent times; therefore, the way of running business has changed. The purpose of this research was to investigate the relationship between spiritual leadership and organizational creativity, examine the impact of organizational creativity on firm value and explore the moderating effect of an organizational climate on spiritual leadership and organizational creativity. Dynamic capabilities theory and spiritual leadership theory were implemented to explain the relationships between spiritual leadership and organizational creativity and firm value. The data were collected using a survey of 1,093 auto parts SMEs in Thailand, of which 159 were derived from the managing directors or managing partners. The response rate was 14.85% through the use of a questionnaire. The statistics used to analyze was the ordinary least square regression. The results showed that spiritual leadership positively impacted organizational creativity and firm value. Moreover, the organizational creativity had a positive influence on the firm value. The empirical evidence of this research suggests that the managing directors or managing partners should promote and encourage their employees to have creativity in business operations. In addition, the auto parts SMEs in Thailand can enhance spiritual leadership by focusing on the development of emphasizing the spirit of an organization, working motivation, creativity and working enthusiasm. As a result, employees will be full of energy and an organization can be developed and have effective products.


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