Transformational Leadership

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Abstract....................................................................................................................................02 History......................................................................................................................................02 Introduction .............................................................................................................................02 Why Transformational Leadership Is Important?....................................................................03 Individual Growth and Development...........................................................................03 Increases Performance.................................................................................................04 Organizational Development and Change...................................................................04 Wide Application.........................................................................................................04 The Components of Transformational Leadership..................................................................04 Individualized Considerations ....................................................................................04 Increases Performance.................................................................................................05Inspirational Motivations ............................................................................................05 Idealized Influences ....................................................................................................05 Applying Transformational Leadership ..................................................................................05 Relationship between transformational leadership and employees' job satisfaction...............06 Relationship of transformational leadership and employees’ organizational commitment.....06 Conclusion...............................................................................................................................07 References...............................................................................................................................08

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to find out that does leadership style that is Transformational leadership style has an impact on employee performance. We also wish to see that if job satisfaction has a mediating effect or not. For this purpose, data collected from articles related to Transformational leadership. Result shows that transformational leadership is significantly positive associated with Employee performance however; transactional leadership was more important then transformational. Another important discovery made was there is no mediating role of Job satisfaction between transactional leadership. But it mediates with transformation leadership and employee performance.

History
James MacGregor Burns (1978) first introduced the concept of transforming leadership in his descriptive research on political leaders, but this term is now used in organizational psychology as well (Bass & Riggio, 2006). Bernard M. Bass (1985), extended the work of Burns (1978) by explaining the psychological mechanisms that underlie transforming and transactional leadership. Now 30 years of research and a number of meta-analyses showing that transformational and transactional leadership positively predicts a wide variety of performance outcomes including individual, group and organizational level variables.

Introduction
Have you ever been in a group where someone took control of the circumstances by conveying a clear vision of the group's goals, a marked craze for the work and an ability to make the rest of the group feel recharged and energized? This person just might be what is called it is a transformational leader. Transformational leadership is a process in which the leaders...
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