Leadership and Employees’ Motivation
Role of Communication Strategies
Keywords: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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