Global Advanced Research Journal of Management and Business Studies (GARJMBS) ISSN: 2315-5086 March 2015 Vol. 4(3), pp 087-115

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A study on the relationship between transformational leadership and organizational climate: Using HLM to Analyze Context effects of Police Organization 

Rui-Hsin Kao 

Department of Ocean and Border Governance, National Quemoy University1University Rd Jinning Township, Kinmen 892 Taiwan (R.O.C)Tel: +886-7-3435850

Email: toptop074@yahoo.com.tw 

Accepted 21 March 2015

Abstract

The main purpose of this research was to examine the police’s organization behavior and context effects of international harbor police organization in Taiwan with Hierarchical Linear Modeling (HLM). An organizational context of the international harbor police be explored, then tested using data collected from a survey of 704 police officers of 34 international harbor police stations in Taiwan. The findings not only show that transformational leadership (TL) and organizational commitment (OC) will positively influence the police’s organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) but also the organizational climate (OCL) possesses a context effect on OC, as well as OCB. Furthermore, the results also show that aggregated TL (ATL) has an interactive influence on the OCB. According to the research we have done. In order to reach successful leadership effectiveness, the leadership structure of the police organization must greatly reduce its authoritativeness and eliminate the unnecessary chain of command.

Keywords: HLM, Transformational leadership, Organizational context, International harbor police, Police organization

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