Title: "Using Leadership Style for Better Employee Performance in Organizations Keeping Succession Planning as a Moderator"

DOI: 10.15224/978-1-63248-116-0-37
Page(s): 1 - 5


The study aims at determining the influence of maintaining and developing the talent workforce through exhibiting leadership styles and ultimately showing their positive impact on the employees’ performance. Data has been collected from personnel employed in Gujranwala region in different government and non government institutions. The study analyzes the effect of transformational and transactional leadership styles of managers on performance of employees through the inception of proper succession plans. Results show significant relationship between leadership styles and employee performance The Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ) has been used to collect the responses from the respondents through survey method. leadership styles are positively related to whereas transformational have more significant effect than transactional style. As succession planning is an emerging concept, the basic aim of this study is to seek relationship between leadership styles and performance of employees, explaining side by side the importance and moderating role of succession planning in this relationship. The results of this paper can be generalized to the international organizational forums, keeping in view the alignment of Pakistan with WTO in 1995.