The influence of LMX dimensions on certain dimensions of organizational culture in Serbian companies

Jelena Vukonjanski, Milan Nikolic, Edit Terek, Dragica Ivin, Bojana Gligorovic
2015 Journal of Engineering Management and Competitiveness  
The paper presents the research results related to LMX influence dimensions (Leader Member Exchange)on certain dimensions of organizational culture (Future Orientation, Power Distance, Human Orientation and Performance Orientation). The research was carried out by a survey and the examinees were middle level managers, employed in Serbian companies. The answers of totally N = 400 interviewed managers from 129 companies were collected. The results confirmed that a high level of LMX dimensions
more » ... LMX dimensions positively affects the increase of certain dimensions of organizational culture. In addition, all correlations between LMX dimensions and the analyzed dimensions of organizational culture were positive and statistically significant except the correlations with Power Distance in which correlation coefficients were negative but statistically significant. Leaders must be aware of these phenomena: they have the opportunity to increase the level of organizational culture and business performance in their companies by their own behaviour and the steps they take.
doi:10.5937/jemc1502061v fatcat:yovyfjsa7nek3jsyg7hkz5b3om