Leadership behaviour, Organisational culture, Job satisfaction, Organisational commitment, Employee turnover intentions, Egypt.


The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship among leadership behaviour, organisational culture, job satisfaction, organisational commitment and turnover intentions through a case analysis on one of the biggest Egyptian company. A structured questionnaire was developed. The hypotheses were simultaneously tested on a sample of 455 employees out of 700 distributed, giving a response rate of 65 per cent. Several analytical techniques were used to assess the relationships among the variables under investigation such as Pearson correlation, chi-square, and multiple linear regressions. The findings of this study have shown significant relationships among the variables under investigation. It is imperative to better understand how one of the biggest Egyptian companies can effectively and efficiently manage a skilled workforce within the Egyptian context. The research was limited to one of the biggest Egyptian companies in Egypt. Also the use of cross-sectional design restricts inferences being drawn regarding casualty. Despite the significant academic interest in leadership behaviour and organisational culture, this study contributes in adding to the body of the Egyptian culture knowledge. Also, to the best of the authors’ knowledge there is no study published that explores the influence of leadership behaviour and organisational culture on staff job satisfaction, commitment and turnover intention within the Egyptian context.

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