A MALAYSIAN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF THE ASSOCIATIONS AMONG TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP, TRANSACTIONAL LEADERSHIP, ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE AND SUCCESSION PLANNING
This study aimed to identify the relationship between transformational leadership, transactional leadership and organizational culture factors with succession planning. Besides that, this paper also intended to look at the influence and contribution of those factors on succession planning implementation. The sample of this study is focused on the Education Service Officers at Ministry of Education (MoE), Malaysia. Data were collected from 261 Education Officers from 21 Division in Ministry of Education, Malaysia. The findings revealed that transformational leadership, transactional leadership and organizational culture have positive significant relationship with succession planning. Besides that, this study also found that transformational leadership style, transactional leadership style and organizational culture contributing to the implementation of succession planning. Therefore, according to the research findings, we recommend that transformational and transactional leadership style, besides organizational culture factors should be considered in implementing succession planning.