Global Advanced Research Journal of Educational Research and Reviews (GARJERR) ISSN: 2315-5132

June 2015, 4(6): pp. 097-104

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EFFECT OF GENDER OF LEADER (TRANSFORMATIONAL/ TRANSACTIONAL), SATISFACTION WITH THE LEADER ON EMPLOYEE TURNOVER INTENTION

Irfan Ullah and Kashif-ur-Rehman

PhD Scholar (Management) Iqra University Islamabad, Pakistan.

Director Research, Department of Management Sciences Iqra University Islamabad, Pakistan.

Corresponding Author Email: irfanullahtarar1979@gmail.com

Accepted 27 June, 2015

Abstract

The study mainly concerns to explore the relationship between the behavior of leader, satisfaction with the leader, gender of the leader and voluntary turnover intention of the subordinates in the organization. More specifically gender role of leader has the primary objective in this study. Satisfaction with the leader has mediating effect on the turnover intention of the employee. The theory posits that there is direct negative relation between the behavior of leader and voluntary turnover intention. However, satisfaction with the leader has a negative relationship between leadership behavior and voluntary turnover intention. Employee turnover intention in any organization has important and significant role for the organization. Potential and experienced employees are valuable assets of any organization. Every good leader is backbone for organization effectiveness in term of good leader has good character. Good leaders adaptability makes longevity possible and self made, which will affect organizational performance. Leader is important in the organization while implementation the change, creating future vision, explaining norms of the organization to the employees, making the plan, motivating subordinates, team work implementation, observe the plans for accomplishment, evaluating the change and vision to create potential leaders from among the subordinates. Influence of leadership is very essential regarding working and job quite thinking of subordinates. Many employees leave the organization due to poor dealing and style of leadership and executives. Satisfaction with the leader has a mediatory role in this study. Job Satisfaction is a type of motivation, which is related to transformational leadership behavior. It will enhance working and commitment of the employee towards achieving organizational goals and objectives. This is driving force to the employee, gender and other demographical variables of the leader, which influence the turnover intension of employee.  

Keywords: Transactional leadership, Transformational leadership, Job satisfaction, Employee turnover intension, Gender.

 

 

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