The Factors Influencing Job Commitment of Teaching Staff in University of Sargodha: Mediating Role of Transformational Leadership
The purpose of this study is to investigate the factors which leads to enhanced job commitment firstly through the proposal and then empirical validation of the theoretical framework. The proposed model has four main dimensions which consists of personality traits, job characteristics, transformational leadership and job commitment. This is a quantitative research using a survey questionnaire as a data collecting instrument. Data is collected from University of Sargodha, University Medical College, Sargodha and University college of agriculture, Sargodha located in Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan (n=110) were analyzed using the simple linear regression model. The results reveal that personal traits and Job characters have significant positive effect on Job Commitment and also both factors are significantly and indirectly influencing Job commitment via Transformational Leadership hence proving the mediation effect. The overall proposed model is indicating that how different intrinsic and extrinsic factors can influence the perception of Leadership which plays a vital role in influencing teaching staff emotionally. This aspect of study is rarely exposed and explored and also the findings are useful for management/heads to set leadership styles in a much bigger context.
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