Document Type : Research Paper


1 MSc. Business Management, University of Yazd, Yazd, Iran.

2 Associate Professor, Department of Management, Yazd University, Yazd, Iran


The purpose of this study is to Investigating the effect of Leader behaviors on the employees' voice behavior with the mediating role of Relational Identification and Work Engagement. The population is employees' of Water and Sewerage Company in Ahwaz city. 269 people were examined as a statistical sample. The research is applied in terms of purpose and regarding the data collection the research is descriptive. Data were collected by simple random sampling method. The data collection tool was a questionnaire and its validity was confirmed by the discriminant validity and convergent validity was confirmed and the reliability of the questionnaire was confirmed by using Cronbach's alpha coefficient and construct reliability (CR). hypotheses were tested using Pearson correlation coefficient and structural equation modeling . The results of the test of research hypotheses show that ethical leadership significant effect on Work engagement, relational Identification and employees' voice behavior. Transformational leadership significant effect on work engagement, relational Identification and employees' voice behavior. Work engagement and relational Identification significant effect on and employees' voice behavior. The role of partial mediation of work engagement and relational Identification in the effect of ethical leadership and transformational leadership on employees' voice behavior was was confirmed.


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