Abstract: Project management leadership style of top management increases the probability of organizational success through the internal and external project success. This study aimed to address the gap in project management research about construction projects in Syria of which project manager leadership style (transformational, transactional and laissez-faire and charismatic leadership style) contributes more to internal and external project success and organization success while incorporating mediating roles of internal and external project success. Quantitative data were collected from public companies in Syria, then analysed using descriptive statistics, reliability, correlation and structural equation modelling using PLS2. The finding demonstrates that all leadership styles were found to have influence on internal and external project success, the only leadership styles which do not affect internal project success is transactional leadership style while transformational leadership has the most influence on internal project success. By doing Sobel test to study the impact of internal and external project success as a mediator between the project management leadership style and organization success, the results demonstrate the acceptance of mediating role which the indirect path coefficient become stronger.
Nawras Watfa, Rezian-na Muhammed Kassim and Mulla Alkhuder, 2016. Does Project Management Leadership Style Lead Syrian Constructions Organization to Success. International Business Management, 10: 5916-5919.