Understanding how the formation of employee attitudes can provide valuable insights for researches and managers to increase the rate of entrepreneurial behavior in the organization. From this point of view, the present study aimed to explaining the role of spirituality and perceive of ethical leadership in the importantperformance map analysis of employees' entrepreneurial attitude by emphasizing the mediating role of employees' spirituality has been made.
The research is descriptive-correlation that statistical population of the study consisted of employees working in once departments of the National Iranian South Oilfields Company that's a 110 sample with stratified random sampling method was selected. To analysis the collected data, the Structural Equation Modeling and Smart PLS 3 software were used.
The findings demonstrate that on the one hand employees' perception of ethical leadership has a positive and significant impact on their entrepreneurial attitude orientation, and on the other hand this link is complementary partial mediated by their level of spirituality. At the same time, ethical leadership has a higher important and performance in explaining employees' entrepreneurial attitude.
Managers who seek to increase the rate of entrepreneurial behavior occurring by their employees in the organization can achieve this by emphasizing the dimensions of ethical leadership in light of people's spirituality and and their intellectual beliefs.
Despite the fact that the current paper presents a new conceptual framework and a new direction to conduct organizational studies on individual analysis levels but more insights in this area are waiting for future research.
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Meanwhile the current paper provides valuable insights into causes and origins of entrepreneurial attitude orientation at an individual level can provide guidance's for prioritizing management activities that are of higher importance for the essential aspects of the selected target (i.e. the entrepreneurial attitude), but there is a need for performance improvements.