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Impact of Transformational Leadership on Employee Engagement: An Empirical Study

Vol 5, Issue 1, January - June 2018 | Pages: 75-87 | Research Paper  

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1. * Umar Mufeed, Research Scholar, Department of Management Studies, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India (

The market pressures, competitive work environment and advancement in technologies are posing numerous challenges before organizations in order to grow and survive. Human resources in this scenario face tough time at work places and are forced to either perform or perish. The committed and dedicated workers who work tirelessly in realizing their own aspirations and strive hard in attaining organizational goals are termed as engaged employees. They need to inspired and guided by leaders so that they can be more effective and result oriented. It calls for the role of transformational leaders to instill sense of commitment and dedication among their followers. Keeping this in view, the present paper is aimed to examine the effect of transformational leadership on employee engagement and will also explore the relationship that exists between them. 


Employee engagement; Transformational leadership; Academic staff; Non-academic staff; Higher education

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