International Journal of Economics and Business Administration
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International Journal of Economics and Business Administration, Vol.2, No.5, Sep. 2016, Pub. Date: Jul. 27, 2016
The Impact of Leadership Style on Employee’s Motivation
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[01] Ali M. Alghazo, College of Sciences and Human Studies, Masters of Education and Human Development Program, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, Al Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
[02] Meshal Al-Anazi, College of Sciences and Human Studies, Masters of Education and Human Development Program, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, Al Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
This mixed methods study aimed to examine the relationship between the adopted leadership style and employees motivation in a private petrochemical company that is located in the eastern province of Saudi Arabia. A survey was developed and distributed to 30 employees in two departments. Furthermore, interviews were conducted with a focus group of 10 employees to validate the results of the survey. The study found that there is a strong relationship between leadership style and employee motivation where the correlation was positive with transformational style and negative with transactional style.
Employee Motivation, Leadership Styles, Performance Improvement
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