Title: Transformational leadership and organisational commitment with mediating effect of work motivation in higher educational institutions
Authors: Rajesh Kumar Upadhyay; Vijay Kumar Pandey; Amar Kuma Mishra
Addresses: School of Management, Graphic Era Hill University, Society Area, Clement Town, Dehradun, Uttrakhand, India ' School of Management, Graphic Era Hill University, Society Area, Clement Town, Dehradun, Uttrakhand, India ' Department of PGDM, IMS Ghaziabad, G.T. Road, Lal Quan, Ghaziabad, India
Abstract: As higher education in India is facing challenges in quality delivery, financing, mushrooming of low quality education institutions, it is the need of the hour to investigate whether leadership can turn around the situation. This survey after intensive literature review has proposed a model to study the relation of transformational leadership with organisational commitment and mediating effect of work motivation. The survey was conducted in Haridwar and Dehradun district of Uttarakhand, India. Descriptive research design has been used in the study. In the survey data supports the hypothesised model. The survey indicated that the institutions with transformational leaders can enhance the organisational commitment with mediating effect of work motivation amongst the employees and literature supports that employees with organisational commitment will improve the performance of organisation, which is the need of the hour.
Keywords: transformational leadership; work motivation; organisational commitment; higher educational institutions.
International Journal of Environment, Workplace and Employment, 2019 Vol.5 No.4, pp.322 - 335
Received: 19 Sep 2019
Accepted: 12 Nov 2019
Published online: 06 May 2020 *