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Title:
TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND EMPLOYEE READINESS TO CHANGE OF PUBLIC SECTOR IN YEMEN: THE MODERATING EFFECT OF AFFECTIVE COMMITMENT TO CHANGE

Authors:
Gamal Abdullah Al-Douis, Fais Bin Ahmad & Nazlina Zakria Gamal Abdullah Al-Douis, Fais Ahmad and Nazlina Zakaria


Volume - 2 Issue - 9, Pages - 4521-4537

Abstract:
This paper aimed at examining the effect of Transformational Leadership style on Employee Readiness to Change. Moreover, it examined the moderating effect of Affective Commitment to change on the relationship between Transformational Leadership style and Employee Readiness to Change in the context of public sector in Yemen. A survey questionnaire was utilized for collecting data and Partial least squares structural equations modeling (PLS SEM) was used for analyzing the data. The results were based on 387 samples collected from the employees of public sector in Yemen. The results proved that Transformational Leadership style has a significant effect on Employee Readiness to Change. Furthermore, Affective Commitment to change was confirmed to be a very strong moderator on the mentioned relationships. This study is very important as it provides empirical evidence on some of the predictors of change process.

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[Al-Douis, Gamal Abdullah, et al. "TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND EMPLOYEE READINESS TO CHANGE OF PUBLIC SECTOR IN YEMEN: THE MODERATING EFFECT OF AFFECTIVE COMMITMENT TO CHANGE." International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 2, no. 9, 2017, pp. 4521-4537. September.]

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