Unveiling Leadership – Employee Performance Links: Perspective of Young Employees

Pakistan Journal of Statistics and Operation Research, Vol. X, No. 4, 2014, pp 467-473

7 Pages Posted: 27 Jul 2015

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Tehmina Qazi

National College of Business Administration and Economics (NCBA&E)

Muhammad Shafique

University of Engineering & Technology Lahore (UET)

Rashid Ahmad

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore

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Date Written: December 15, 2014

Abstract

This paper presents the impact of leadership style practiced by managers on their subordinates’ job performance. Emotional Intelligence of the employees has been considered as a moderator to the leadership-performance relationship. Self-administered questionnaire survey was conducted from convenient sampled 100 young employees of telecom and banking sector. They were asked to respond about their perception regarding their manager’s leadership style, job performance and their perceived level of emotional intelligence. 77 out of 100 distributed questionnaires were received back completely filled that yield response rate of 77%. Current research concluded that the style of leadership exhibited by a manager is significantly associated with the subordinates’ job performance while emotional intelligence of employees has no moderating effect on this leadership-performance relationship.

Keywords: Leadership; Transformational; Transactional; Job performance; Emotional Intelligence; Leadership-performance relationship

JEL Classification: J2, J29

Suggested Citation

Qazi, Tehmina and Shafique, Muhammad and Ahmad, Rashid, Unveiling Leadership – Employee Performance Links: Perspective of Young Employees (December 15, 2014). Pakistan Journal of Statistics and Operation Research, Vol. X, No. 4, 2014, pp 467-473. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2635984

Tehmina Qazi (Contact Author)

National College of Business Administration and Economics (NCBA&E) ( email )

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National College of Business Administration & Econ
Lahore, Punjab 54660
Pakistan

Muhammad Shafique

University of Engineering & Technology Lahore (UET) ( email )

G.T. Road Lahore
Lahore, 54890
Pakistan

Rashid Ahmad

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore ( email )

1.5 Defence Road
Off Raiwind Road
Lahore, Punjab
Pakistan

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