The purpose of this research was to determine what relationship three components of charismatic leadership have upon employee satisfaction. A specific business unit of a U.S. healthcare technology firm was provided a survey for specific charismatic leadership components and general job satisfaction. The three specific components of charismatic leadership included strategic vision and articulation, sensitivity to member's needs, and unconventional behavior. A total of 79 surveys were collected. This correlation study determined that of the three components examined, strategic vision and articulation along with sensitivity to member's needs were found to have a statistically significant relationship with employee job satisfaction. The third component, unconventional behavior, was found to have a positive relationship; however it was not statistically significant. This research is significant in isolating specific charismatic leadership style behaviors and job satisfaction.
|Subjects||Management; Occupational psychology; Organization theory; Organizational behavior|
About ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
With nearly 4 million records, the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) Global database is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world. It is the database of record for graduate research.
PQDT Global combines content from a range of the world's premier universities - from the Ivy League to the Russell Group. Of the nearly 4 million graduate works included in the database, ProQuest offers more than 2.5 million in full text formats. Of those, over 1.7 million are available in PDF format. More than 90,000 dissertations and theses are added to the database each year.