Effect of transformational leadership on employees’ job satisfaction: An analysis of public sectors universities of Northern areas of KP, Pakistan

Authors

  • Muhammad Khalil Ur Rehman
  • Ghayyur Qadir
  • Saqib Shahzad Institute of Business Studies and Leadership, Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.34260/jaebs.112

Keywords:

Transformational Leadership, Inspirational Motivation, Job Satisfaction

Abstract

The aim of this study is to examine the impact of transformational leadership on employees’ job satisfaction. The study was conducted in the public sectors universities of northern area KPK, Pakistan. A sample size of 100 employees was selected using convenient sampling techniques. The data were collected from grade 16 and above employees’. A total of 130 questionnaires were distributed among these employees out of whom 100 filled questionnaires. Thus, the survey participation was 76.92%. These 100 properly filled questionnaires were used for data analysis. Data were analyzed through Descriptive statistics, correlation analysis, and regression analysis. The result of the study shows that there is a statistically significant positive relationship between the job satisfaction and the intellectual stimulation of the transformational leadership. Therefore, steps needs to be taken to convince and prepare leaders in universities that focuses on this aspect of the transformational leadership. A larger sample size with the inclusion of other universities is recommended to further validate or otherwise the results of this study.

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Author Biographies

Muhammad Khalil Ur Rehman

MS Scholar, Institute of Business Studies and Leadership, Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, Pakistan

Ghayyur Qadir

Lecturer, Institute of Business Studies and Leadership, Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, Pakistan

Article

Published

2017-12-30

How to Cite

Rehman, M. K. U. ., Qadir, G. ., & Shahzad, S. (2017). Effect of transformational leadership on employees’ job satisfaction: An analysis of public sectors universities of Northern areas of KP, Pakistan. Journal of Applied Economics and Business Studies, 1(1), 11-20. https://doi.org/10.34260/jaebs.112