This master thesis emphasizes innovation promoting leadership behavior and work climate, and investigates their applicability and perception by managers and employees in an Austrian beverage-manufacturing company. The theoretical framework focuses on "tribal leadership", whose innovation promoting leadership characteristics are emphasized by comparisons to leadership styles of ?transactional-, transformational-, ethical-, and strategic leadership?. The mentioned leadership styles range from the individual to the organizational level and are emphasized with regard to dimensions of leadership characteristics, influence processes and organizational aspects. In addition to these leadership styles the theoretical framework is finalized by addressing on concepts, factors and dimensions of innovative work-team and organizational climate. The empirical part evaluates the managers` and employees` perceptions and opinions of the Austrian beverage-manufacturing company towards the developed aspects and characteristics of innovation promoting leadership behavior, work- and organizational climate.Furthermore, the empirical part addresses on background information of the questioned organization, the composition of the questionnaires, as well as on the presentation of the empirical results. In the next part the empirical results are discussed in relation to the developed theoretical aspects of innovation promoting leadership behavior, work-team and organizational climate. The thesis is concluded by suggestions with regard to promote innovative organizational activity for the questioned company, as for further research in this field of topic.