Relationship between Paternalistic Leadership and Organizational Commitment in Hospitality Industry: Case of Antalya, Turkey

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The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between paternalistic leadership and organizational commitment in hotel enterprises. For this purpose, the data obtained from 243 employees at randomly selected hotel enterprises operating in Antalya region. The findings indicated that there is a relationship between paternalistic leadership and organizational commitment. Furthermore, a moderating relationship was found between benevolent leadership and affective commitment, continuance commitment, normative commitment. The findings also indicated that there is a low-level relationship between authoritarian leadership and continuance commitment

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