Role of digital leadership towards sustainable business performance: A parallel mediation model

Fahad Saddique, Beenish Ramzan, Shouvik Sanyal, Jebreel Alamari

Article ID: 2416
Vol 7, Issue 3, 2023

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After the pandemic (COVID-19), there is a dire need to gain a competitive advantage for tourism organizations which can be accomplished by implementing new technologies to facilitate sustainable healthier services. Given that, the study aims to shed light on the importance of digital leadership to improve sustainable business performance considering the parallel mediation of digital technology and digital technology support in the tourism sector of Pakistan. The sample population consists of technology-based tourism organizations in Pakistan. Cochran’s formula was chosen for sampling, in which 37 organizations with 792 employees were selected for data through a random sampling technique. The collected data were analyzed through structural equation modeling, and findings reveal that digital leadership positively influences sustainable business performance. Furthermore, the mediating role of technological leadership support and digital technologies partially mediates the association between digital leadership and sustainable performance.


digital leadership; technological leadership; digital technologies; sustainable business performance; tourism

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