The Influence of Transformational Leadership on Employee Creativity Mediated by Knowledge Sharing: An Empirical Study at Bank Indonesia Purwokerto Representative Office

Didit Arif Pratama, Siti Zulaikha Wulandari, Lusi Suwandari


Employee creativity is an important factor that can provide a competitive advantage for organizations in facing challenges and changes in the business environment. Transformational leadership is a leadership style that can motivate and inspire employees to think creatively and innovatively. This research aims to examine the influence of transformational leadership on employee creativity with knowledge sharing as a mediating variable. Knowledge sharing is the process of exchanging knowledge, ideas and experiences between employees that can improve their knowledge and skills. This research used a survey method by distributing questionnaires to 50 employees from various work units at the Bank Indonesia Purwokerto Representative Office. The questionnaire was used as a data collection technique using the Likert scale measurement method and the data was analyzed using the classic assumption test and path analysis techniques using IBM SPSS Statistics 25 software. The research results show that transformational leadership has an effect positive and significant towards employee creativity both directly and indirectly through knowledge sharing. Knowledge sharing also has an effect positive and significant on employee creativity. Thus, knowledge sharing is a partial mediating variable between transformational leadership and employee creativity. The managerial implication of this research is that organizations need to implement a transformational leadership style that can encourage and support employees to share knowledge and develop their creativity. Organizations also need to create an organizational culture that is conducive to knowledge sharing by providing incentives, facilities and trust to employees. Keywords: Transformational Leadership, Knowledge Sharing, Employee Creativity

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