The Impact of Leadership Styles on Employees’ Commitment in Higher Educational Context

  • Muhammad Saqib Khan Department of Business Administration, Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan, KP, Pakistan
  • Dr. Zahid Yaseen Department of Political Science, GC, Women University, Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Dr. Irfan Ullah Khan Department of Education & Research, University of Lakki Marwat, Pakistan
Keywords: Transactional Leadership, Transformational Leadership & Employees Commitment


The leadership is an important phenomenon that is widely recognized and researched in the context of educational institutions. However, this role is more critical in higher educational context due to its imperative role in the developmental process in both developed as well as developing countries. The leadership through different traits has been researched to have its significant influence of various individuals and organizational issues. In this connection, this study aimed at investigating the impact of leadership styles on employees’ commitment in higher educational institutions context. From the faculty members, data was gathered and analyzed through statistical procedures to examine research hypothesis emerged from the theoretical framework about the association and impact between employees’ commitment and leadership styles. Results offer valuable information that which style is more effective in determining and inspiring the employees’ commitment. Some recommendations have been offered as emerged from the results of the study.

How to Cite
Muhammad Saqib Khan, Dr. Zahid Yaseen, & Dr. Irfan Ullah Khan. (2020). The Impact of Leadership Styles on Employees’ Commitment in Higher Educational Context. Research Journal of Social Sciences and Economics Review, 1(2), 54-60.