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Exploring the relationship between perceived transformational leadership styles & employee retention in a telecommunication company in Malaysia

Noor Aziah, Abu Bakar (2013) Exploring the relationship between perceived transformational leadership styles & employee retention in a telecommunication company in Malaysia. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

This study investigates the relationship between perceived leadership styles and employee retention among employees in the telecommunication company in Malaysia. To achieve this objective, four determinant of transformational leadership style: individual consideration ,intellectual stimulation, inspirational motivation and idealized influence and seven determinants of employees retention : compensation, job characteristics, opportunities or training and development, supervisor support, career opportunities and work-life balance. A census strategy will be employed to collect information through the conducted survey since the target population is limited to 220 respondents (n=220) distributed within several branches in the telecommunication company. Their perceptive were translated into reports based only on transformational leadership styles. Based on the regression analysis, it is clearly seen that only one determinant; idealized influence that does not has significant relationship towards employees retention whereas all three other determinants; individual consideration, intellectual stimulation and inspirational motivation does has significant relationship with employees retention

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce. > HF5549-5549.5 Personnel Management. Employment
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Depositing User: Mr. Badrulsaman Hamid
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2015 04:15
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2016 00:53
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/5198

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