The Relation Between Knowledge Management and Human Capital With Transformational Leadership of Educational Principals

Mehdi Shariatmadari, Banafshe Forouzandeh


The present study aimed to investigate relation between knowledge Management and human capital with transformational leadership of educational principals. This study is descriptive in nature; from purpose point of view, the research methodology is functional and for data collection survey method was used. The statistical population consists of all primary and secondary public school teachers in 7th district of Tehran education department during 2013-14 academic years, who are reported 700 teachers. Based on Krejcie and Morgan sample size table, a sample of 243 was selected. For data collection 5 points Lickert scaled questionnaire was used, including the multifactor leadership questionnaire (MLQ) of Olivio and Bass (2000), Lawson’s (2002) standard questionnaire of knowledge management and Bontis’ (1998) human capital questionnaire. Validity of the questionnaires was evaluated through formal and content validity; and for reliability a pilot study was conducted among 28 teachers. The calculated Cronbach’s alpha was 0.979 for KM questionnaire, 0.736 for human capital and 0.946 for transformational leadership questionnaire. To describe data, frequency distribution table, Bar graphs, mean and standard deviation were used and to test the research hypotheses, inferential statistics (Kolmogorov- Smirnov test, Pearson correlation coefficient, Regression) were used. The results showed there is a positive and significant relation between knowledge management (KM, human capital and transformational leadership.


Knowledge management; Human capital; Transformational; Leadership

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