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Transformational leadership and employees career salience; an empirical study conducted on banks of Pakistan


  • Tabassum Riaz

    (Mohammad Ali Jinnah University Islamabad, Pakistan)

  • Muhammad Ramzan

    (Hailey College of Commerce University of the Punjab Lahore)

  • Hafiz Muhammad Ishaq

    (Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology Islamabad)

  • Muhammad Umair Akram

    (Mohammad Ali Jinnah University Islamabad)


The following study examines the relationship between transformational leadership and employees’ career salience. This research is conducted to answer the question that whether employees’ career salience has association with transformational leadership. This study focuses only on banking sector. Transformational leadership is measured using its four dimensions i.e. idealized influence, intellectual stimulation, inspirational motivation and individualized considerations, relationship is determined with employees’ career salience. The data was collected from five banks. 350 questionnaires were distributed for collection of data. For the analysis of data Correlation analysis was used. Findings of this study revealed that transformational leadership and all its dimensions have insignificant relationship with employees’ career salience. Newness of this study is its originality that concerns with relationship between transformational leadership and employees’ career salience. Limitations and future research is also discussed.

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  • Tabassum Riaz & Muhammad Ramzan & Hafiz Muhammad Ishaq & Muhammad Umair Akram, 2012. "Transformational leadership and employees career salience; an empirical study conducted on banks of Pakistan," E3 Journal of Business Management and Economics., E3 Journals, vol. 3(5), pages 0190-0196.
  • Handle: RePEc:etr:series:v:3:y:2012:i:5:p:0190-0196

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