عنوان مقاله [English]
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between transformational leadership and creativity with self-regulatory learning of Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch of Tehran.
Research Methodology: This study, as objective, was an applied research with quantitative approach. Also, due to the fact that the relationship between variables was studied, it was considered as a correlation research. The statistical population of this study was all employees of Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch of Tehran (N=801). The statistical sample was selected from the statistical community randomly and used to determine the sample size from Morgan's Krejcych table. Sample size includes 260 employees of Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch of Tehran. The instrument for this study was Personal Information Questionnaire, a questionnaire transformational leadership Bass and Avolio (2000) and transformational leadership Bernard Bass (1965), Torrance Creativity Questionnaire (1952) and Self-Regulation Learning Strategies Questionnaire (MSLQ), Pntryj and De Groot (1992). Validity of the questionnaire was confirmed by experts. The reliability of the questionnaire using Cronbach's alpha in all variables of the questionnaire was more than 0/8. Therefore, it can be said that the questionnaire has a good reliability. In this research, descriptive statistical methods were used to analyze the data and to test the research hypotheses, inferential statistics were used by Kolmogorof Smirnov test, Pearson correlation coefficient and regression with using SPSS software.
Result: The results of the research showed that there was a significant relationship between transformational leadership, creativity and self-regulatory learning. Also, the coefficient of determination (r2 = 468) obtained from structural equation modeling shows that 46% of self-regulation learning variance was explained by transformational leadership and creativity.
Discussion and conclusion: According to the findings of the research, it can be concluded that using the transformational leadership style and using educational programs at the university can play a significant role in promoting self-efficacy of the university staff and as a result it created a good atmosphere for academic, scientific and cultural purposes.