Leadership and Employees’ Motivation

Role of Communication Strategies


  • Muhammad Ramzan Khan Director, Supply Chain, Govt of Pakistan
  • Affifa Sardar Assistant Professor, Bahria University Karachi Campus




Leadership Style, Employee’s Motivation, Internal Communication, Correlation


Although, an extensive literature exists on leadership and motivation but communication as a mediator between leadership and motivation was less focused in past researches. The present study explored the leadership and its impact on employees’ motivation at workplace and explained the way, how leader’s communication has an effect on the employee’s motivation level. The role and importance of communication strategies as a mediator has been studied in this current studies.  The study was carried out on purposively selected sample of 250 employees working in a state-owned oil company of Pakistan through random and stratified sampling. The Motivation Questionnaire (MQ) SHL’s Online Assessment System was used. For statistical collection and discussion the Motivation Questionnaire (MQ) for leadership, Blanchard's Situational Leadership and Assessment Questionnaire comprising two dimensions participative and delegating leadership were used. Leadership styles have a positive impact on employees’ motivation.


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How to Cite

Khan, M. R., & Sardar, A. (2021). Leadership and Employees’ Motivation: Role of Communication Strategies. Karachi University Business Research Journal, 2(1), 15–25. https://doi.org/10.46568/kubrj.v2i1.38