The impact of leadership styles on job stress and turnover intention

Further studies with similar aim to explore the relationship between leadership and job satisfaction have been carried out by Ramey Employee turnover intention is refers to an employee who are considering and thinking to quit a job Firth et al.

These rewards shall also include negative based rewards such as punitive and penalized actions in the event that the followers or subordinates fail to perform as per the instruction.

In another recent study by Burton and Peachey in the similar field, the result revealed that transformational leadership of the athletic director was positively associated with satisfaction with the leader and transformational leaders was preferred regardless of the gender of the leaders Wells and Peachey, This includes the exploration of relationship between job satisfaction and organization variables such as performance, cohesion, organizational commitment, age and gender, industries and organizational environment Lund, This finding has further supported the existence of positive relationship between transformational leadership styles and job satisfaction between staff nurse and nurse managers.

Leader of Laissez-Faire are said to relinquish responsibility, give no feedback, delays in decision making and not keen to help followers in satisfying their needs Northouse, Leadership therefore is an important element for the success of an organization, regardless of its nature of activities, profit or charity orientated, private or government linked organizations.

Employees turnover is costly to all level of organizations regardless of its nature and usually the productivity and quality of the products or services are always negatively affected. Ejimofor also conducted a study to investigate the relationship between teachers perceptions of principals, transformational leadership skills and teachers, job satisfaction in two large Local Government Areas in a metropolis of Southeastern Nigeria.

It had raised interest and attracted the attention of many historians, philosophers, researchers or scholars who wish to explore the true meaning of leadership Bass, Jones and George stress that job satisfaction is the collection of feelings and beliefs that employees have about their jobs.

This is according to the report from the World Bank on the situation in the developing countries. The result of the study is found to be consistent with other similar studies which shown the significant positive influence of transformational leadership factors on employee job satisfaction.

Herzberg commented that the best way to motivate employees is to build challenge and opportunities for achievement into job, i. Burns also stated that leadership is one of the most observed and least understood phenomena on earth Awan and Mahmood, Furthermore, this type of leaders will take serious consideration on the long term need for self-improvement and development over short term or current needs.

Turnover are classified and categorized into voluntary or involuntary, as well as functional or dysfunctional, each will have varying degree of impact on the organization Wells and Peachey, Studies have also been carried out regionally and globally to explore and to study the relationship between various variable s with employees turnover.

Another study was also quoted from Yusof and Shah study in the sport organization and found that athletic director exercising transformational leadership had led to greater job satisfaction among head coaches.

This type of leader maintains and preserves harmony working relationships coupled with promises on rewards for satisfactory performance Dessler and Starke, For instance, study by Silins and Mulford has revealed high level of teacher satisfaction and learning in school systems where transformational leadership is implemented.

Bass further highlighted that a transformational leader would asks his or her subordinates to go beyond self-interest for the benefit of the team, organization as well as society. Ramey has conducted a study to examine the relationship between leadership styles of nurse managers and job satisfaction of registered staff nurses in hospital settings in an Appalachian state, USA.

Ali has quoted that tremendous impact on direct and indirect cost can be resulted from high employees turnover and this would brings destruction to the organizations.Impact of Nurse Managers’ Leadership Styles on Staff Nurses’ Intent to Turnover by Joseph Warren L.

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THE IMPACT OF LEADERSHIP STYLES ON JOB STRESS AND TURNOVER INTENTION – TAIWAN INSURANCE INDUSTRY AS AN EXAMPLE Hsien-Che Lee Department of Business Management, Tatung University. The impact of occupational stress on employee’s turnover intention in the luxury hotel segment.

Ali, S, Ahsan, A. Effects of Leadership styles on job satisfaction, organizational citizenship behavior, commitment and turnover intention organizational commitment, and turnover intention: A case study of the construction industry in.

Cite this Article as: Saliha Gul Abbasi ()," Leadership Styles: Moderating Impact on Job Stress and Health", Journal of Human Resources Management Research, Vol. (), Article ID The aim of this research was to investigate the relationship of job stress with turnover intention and job performance, consi dering the moderating role of organization-based self-esteem (OBSE).

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