EFFECTS OF TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP STYLE ON JOB SATISFACTION AMONG EMPLOYEES OF BOSSO AND MINNA AREA OFFICES OF ABUJA ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION COMPANY PLC NIGERIA

Davies Ojeaga Ogbeide Egheosase, Pauline Odumogwu Ugbo, Choice Orise Nkenne

Abstract


This study investigated the effect of transformational leadership style on employees’ job satisfaction.  It utilized the employees of Bosso and Minna Area Offices of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Plc, as its target population. The Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ) and Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire (MSQ) were administered to obtain primary data from the respondents.  The sample size was determined using the Taro Yamene’s formula.  137 copies of the questionnaire were randomly distributed, out of which 112 were correctly filled and returned, showing 81.75% response rate.  The data were analyzed by means of correlation and regression analyses using the SPSS version 20.  The findings revealed that transformational leadership style has significant effect on employee job satisfaction and that, of the four dimensions of transformational leadership tested, only idealized influence has significant effect on employee job satisfaction


Keywords


Transformational Leadership, Intellectual Stimulation, Individual Consideration, Inspirational Motivation, Idealized Influence, Job Satisfaction

Full Text:

PDF

References


Akanwa P. U., Nwebo O. E. & Ndu J. (2009). Contemporary Issues in Human Resource

Management. Osprey Publication Centre, Owerri.

Akinlolu O. E. & Zubair H. (2015). The Effects of Transformational Leadership on Job

Satisfaction: A Study on Four and Five Star Hotels in Kuala Lumpur International

Journals, Vol. 1 (No. 1).

Alisa M., Dzevad S., Zijada R. & Jasmin J. (2014). Transformational Leadership and Employee

Satisfaction. God, XXVII, BR. Str. 259- 270.

Anyaegbunam, E.N. & Ogbeide, E.D.O. (2016). Restive Behavior among School Teachers:

Leadership Styles influences in a Nigerian Setting. Journal of Psychology in Africa,

:4, 397 – 400.

Awamleh R. & Al-Dmour H. (2004). The Impact of Transformational Leadership on Job

Satisfaction and Self-Perceived Performance of Banking Employees: The Case of

Jordan. International Business & Economics Research Journal, Vol. 3, No. 11, pp. 29-42

Ayman H. M., Nada E. & Yehia S. N. (2014). The Impact of Transformational Leadership

Style on Employee Satisfaction. The Business & Management Review, Vol 5. No 3.

Bass B. M. (1985). Leadership and Performance Beyond Expectations. Free Press, New

York.

Belias D. & Koustelios A. (2014). Transformational Leadership and Job Satisfaction in the

Banking Sector: A Review. International Review of Management and Marketing, Vol. 4,

No. 3, pp. 187 – 200.

Burns J. M. (1978). Leadership. Harper & Row, New York.

Bushra F., Usman A., & Naveed A. (2011). Effect of Transformational Leadership on

Employees Job Satisfaction and Organisational Commitment in Banking Sector of

Lahore (Pakistan). International Journal of Business and Social Science, 2(18), pp. 22- 31.

Ehrhart M. G. (2004). Leadership and Procedural Justice Climate as Antecedents of Unit Level

Organizational Citizenship Performance. Personnel Psychology, Vol. 57, pp 61 -94.

Kuchler W. J. (2008). Perceived Leadership Behaviour and Subordinates’ Job Satisfaction in

Midwestern NCAA Division III Athlectic Departments. The Sports Journal, 11 (2).

Kuzey C. (2012). Impact of Health Care Employees’ Job Satisfaction on Organizational

Performance: Support Vector Machine Approach. European Journal of Economic and

Political Studies, EJEPS 5(1).

Limsila K. & Ogunlana S. O. (2008). Performance and Leadership Outcome Correlates of

Leadership Styles and Subordinate Commitment. Engineering Construction and

Architectural Management, 15(2), 164 - 184.

Lorber M. & Savic B. S. (2012). Job Satisfaction of Nurses and Identifying Factors of Job

Satisfaction in Slovenian Hospitals. Croatian Medial Journal, 53 (3), pp. 263 - 270.

Mosadeghrad M. A. (2003). Principles of Health Care Administration. Dibagran, Tehran.

Mosadeghrad M. A. & Yarmohammadian H. M. (2006). A Study of Relationship between

Managers’ Leadership Style and Employees’ Job Satisfaction. Leadership in Health

Services, Vol. 19, No. 2.

Ogbeide, E.D.O. (2012). Impact of Perceived Leadership Styles, Motivation and Job Satisfaction

on Union Commitment and Restive Behaviours among University Lecturers in Nigeria.

Unpublished PhD Dissertation, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. Anambra State.

Ogbeide, E.D.O. (2017). Predictive Impacts of Perceived Leadership Styles on Union

Commitment among Faculty Members in South-East Nigeria. Online Journal of Arts,

Management and Social Sciences (OJAMSS); Vol.2. No. 2 Jan, 2017; P.87 – 98 (ISSN:

–9013)

Omar W. W. & Hussin F. (2013). Transformational Leadership Style and Job Satisfaction

Relationship: A Study of Structural Equation Modeling. International Journal of

Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 346 - 365.

Omolayo B. O. (2000). Psychology of Human Being at Work. Crown House Publishers,

Ado-Ekiti. pp. 101 - 103.

Peltier J. & Dahly A. (2009). The Relationship between Employee Satisfaction and Hospital

Patient Experiences. Forum: For People Performance Management and Measurement.

Rukmani K., Ramesh M. & Jayakrishnan J. (2010). Effect of Leadership Styles on

Organizational Effectiveness. European Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 15, No. 3,

pp. 365 - 370.

Saari L. M. & Judge T. A. (2004). Employee Attitudes and Job Satisfaction. Human Resource

Management, 43(4), pp. 395 - 407.


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


ISSN (Print): 2276-8645

 

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.