The Effect of Organizational Culture and the Relationship between Transformational Leadership and Job Satisfaction in Petroleum Sector of Libya

Ibrahim Bin Zahari, Adel Mohamed Ali Shurbagi


The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of organizational culture on the relationship between transformational leadership and job satisfaction in petroleum sector with a focus on the National Oil Corporation of Libya (NOC). This research was carried out by measuring the data gathered from the five point Likert scale. The Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ), Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument (OCAI) and Job Satisfaction Survey (JSS) were used. Quantitative survey method was applied and a sample of 50 employees from the National Oil Corporation of Libya was selected as a sample random sampling to answer the instrument of the study. SPSS software was used to analyze the data collected based on descriptive statistics (mean, standard deviation, percentage, T-test, and Pearson Correlation Coeffiecient). The findings indicate that the leaders of National Oil Corporation of Libya follow transformational leadership style to manage their organization and the dominant culture in NOC of Libya is Hierarchy culture while the relationship between transformational leadership style, job satisfaction and organizational culture is positive significant relationship.

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International Business Research  ISSN 1913-9004 (Print), ISSN 1913-9012 (Online)

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