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Role of transformational and transactional leadership on job satisfaction and career satisfaction


  • Adnan Riaz

    () (Department of Business Administration, Allama Iqbal Open University, Pakistan.)

  • Mubarak Hussain Haider

    () (Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Pakistan.)


Effective leadership always plays an important role in the growth and better performance of the organization. This research has been conducted to determine the impact of transformational and transactional leadership style on job success and career satisfaction. A total of 240 responses (n = 240) from various private organizations working in the capital city of Pakistan were collected using various measures of TLI Questionnaire along with items of job success and career satisfaction. Results showed positive trends of all variables. Transactional leadership is found significantly related to job success while transformational leadership and job success are found highly related with career satisfaction. The results of regression analysis show that job success is more dependent on transformational and transactional leadership as compared to career satisfaction. Managerial implications are presented based upon these results.

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  • Adnan Riaz & Mubarak Hussain Haider, 2010. "Role of transformational and transactional leadership on job satisfaction and career satisfaction," Business and Economic Horizons (BEH), Prague Development Center, vol. 1(1), pages 29-38, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:pdc:jrnbeh:v:1:y:2010:i:1:p:29-38

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    More about this item


    Transactional leadership; transformational leadership; job success and career satisfaction.;

    JEL classification:

    • M51 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Personnel Economics - - - Firm Employment Decisions; Promotions
    • M54 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Personnel Economics - - - Labor Management


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