عنوان مقاله [English]
leadership style and organizational policies are the two important factors and key elements for doing many activities in today's modern organizations, especially in challenging profession of air traffic controllers engaging in the lives of passengers and Flight Safety in Air lines. Therefore, it seems that by exercising effective leadership in employees' positive perceptions of organizational policies it can be subsequently possible to take an important step in increasing job satisfaction. Accordingly, the present study was conducted aiming at investigating the mediating effect of perceived organizational policies on the relationship between job satisfaction and leadership styles among the Military Airport Traffic Control employees in Tehran. In terms of its objectives, this study is of an applied research type. The data collection procedure is descriptive and of a correlational type. The required data were collected using questionnaire distributed among 210 employees of Military Airport Traffic Control in Tehran. The validity was confirmed by content validity and the reliability was calculated by Cronbach' alpha. SPSS 19 and LISREL 8.54 were employed for data analyses. The results showed that transformational leadership had a positive effect job satisfaction and transactional leadership had a positive effect on organizational policies and the hypotheses of the effect of transactional leadership and the perceived organizational policies on job satisfaction and transformational leadership on perceived organizational policies were confirmed. The results also showed that perceived organizational policies had a minor mediating role in the relationship between different leadership styles and job satisfaction.