Unveiling Leadership – Employee Performance Links: Perspective of Young Employees
Pakistan Journal of Statistics and Operation Research, Vol. X, No. 4, 2014, pp 467-473
7 Pages Posted: 27 Jul 2015
Date Written: December 15, 2014
This paper presents the impact of leadership style practiced by managers on their subordinates’ job performance. Emotional Intelligence of the employees has been considered as a moderator to the leadership-performance relationship. Self-administered questionnaire survey was conducted from convenient sampled 100 young employees of telecom and banking sector. They were asked to respond about their perception regarding their manager’s leadership style, job performance and their perceived level of emotional intelligence. 77 out of 100 distributed questionnaires were received back completely filled that yield response rate of 77%. Current research concluded that the style of leadership exhibited by a manager is significantly associated with the subordinates’ job performance while emotional intelligence of employees has no moderating effect on this leadership-performance relationship.
Keywords: Leadership; Transformational; Transactional; Job performance; Emotional Intelligence; Leadership-performance relationship
JEL Classification: J2, J29
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