عنوان مقاله [English]
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between transformational leadership style of managers and employees’ readiness for changing in Primary Schools of Javanrood in 2014-2015; and the used method was a correlation one. The study population included all employees of Primary Schools in Javanrood that are 274 persons. The research sample consisted on 159 persons based on Morgan Table. The participants were selected through a stratified random sampling method. Data was collected by the use of two questionnaires; one is multifactor leadership questionnaire by Bess et.al (2000), and another one is attitudes toward the organizational changes by Dovenham et.al (1998). The reliability of both questionnaires was calculated as 0.91 and 0.87 based on Cronbach’s Alpha respectively. The results of Peasrson’s correlation showed that there is a significant relationship between transformational leadership style of managers and employees’ readiness for changing. Also, based on multiple regression analysis with stepwise method it was showed that transformational leadership style is able to predict all components ready for change. Thus the managers can prepare a field in which the employees’ readiness for changing could be improved.