The Relationship between Servant Leadership with Organizational Trust and Employee Empowerment in the Social Security Organization of Ardabil

Document Type: Original Research


Department of Management, Parsabad Moghan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Parsabad Moghan, Iran


Empowering employees of an organization to achieve pre-determined objectives of the organization is of crucial factors of the success of any organization. Employee empowerment is the most important effort of servant mangers to increase organizational trust, innovation, decentralization, and removing bureaucracy in organizations. Thus, the present study is conducted with the aim of "examining the relationship between servant leadership with organizational trust and employee empowerment in Social Security Organization of Ardabil," which is applied in terms of purpose, in terms of method, it is quantitative, and terms of execution, it is a field study. Study population consisted of employees of Social Security Organization of Ardabil (SSOA) totaled 257 people, of whom the sample was estimated as 155 using Cochran's formula. The sampling method was stratified random sampling. The results obtained using Pearson correlation test show that there is a significant relationship between servant leadership with organizational trust and organizational empowerment of employees of Social Security Organization of Ardabil. Moreover, there is a significant relationship between serving of leader, humility of leader, trustworthiness and kindness leader with organizational trust and empowering employees in the Social Security Organization of Ardabil.


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