Mrasla Essay

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Transformationa lLe a de rship a S tudy of
BankingS e c tor in S a udi ‎A ra bia
Abstract
This is a study of Transformational Leadership and its relationship with job satisfaction & ‎ rganizational commitment o among the employees of banking sector. This study was carried out in Jeddah, ‎ commercial city of Kingdome of Saudi Arabia. The a research concentrated on four commercial banks that ‎ re Al Bilad a Bank, AL Rajhi Bank, Riyad Bank and SABB. 300 questionnaires were circulated to employees of ‎ anks operating in Jeddah. Full-time bank b employees mostly working as trainee officers were our targeted p ‎ opulation. The questionnaire consisted of 38 items, divided into four categories; transformational ‎eadership,
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Tighe (2014) found that management of employees largely dependent upon the quality of leadership within the organization. He further postulates that leadership is a bond which makes people to work together. These days organizations care for understanding, development and improvement of their leadership. Leadership is an important and crucial factor in the

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commencement and implementation of the transformations in organizations (Thomas &Dennis 2014).
If leaders want to produce a positive influence on individuals, groups and organizations, then leadership should be broadened from old rigid autocratic style to friendly and contemporary style (Tighe
2014). Modern leaders tend to adopt an attitude which supports employees; support them with a vision,
Cultivate a series of hope, encourage them to continuously think innovatively, individualized consideration and broaden their communication.
All these factors are the main features of transformational leadership style leading to boost up organizational strengths and increasing level of job satisfaction among workforce. Transformational leaders not only think about the competencies, skills and needs of individual workers but also engage them towards accomplishing organizational goals.

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