THE EFFECT OF STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP ON COMMERCIALIZATION CAPABILITY: EXAMINING THE MODERATING ROLE OF UNIVERSITY SUPPORT
This study aimed to investigate the effect of strategic leadership on commercialization capability and the role of University support as the moderator between strategic leadership and commercialization capability.
The population in this study were 504 active lecturers at the Universitas Sumatera Utara who had received research grant from University. Samples in this study were calculated using the Slovin formula, obtained as many as 83 people, selected by using proportionate random sampling. Multiple Regression Analysis is used to explore the effect of strategic leadership on commercialization capability. Moreover, Moderated Regression Analysis is also used as data analysis technique to explore the role of University support as the moderator between strategic leadership and commercialization capability
The result showed that strategic leadership has the significant effect on commercialization capability, while University support is not the moderator of relationship between strategic leadership and commercialization capability.
This study only conducted the empirical research from researchers’ view. Further study by using qualitative method which included university and industry sector is needed to receive clear picture of commercialization capability in university.
This study focused on strategic leadership and the important role of University support as the moderating variable on commercialization capability.