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


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


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

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