The Influence of Transformational Leadership Behaviours on Oman Public Employees’ Work Performance

  •  Salim Al Zefeiti    


The purpose of this paper is to investigate the influence of transformational leadership behaviors work performance in the context of Omani governmental organizations. The research emphasizes that transformational leadership is a crucial element to enhance employees' performance. Transformational leadership Inventory was used to measure transformational leadership behaviors. Contextual and task performance were used to measure work performance. Quantitative survey method was applied and a sample of 335 middle-level managers of Omani public civil service organizations was selected to answer the instrument. Analysis of Moment Structures (AMOS) was utilized to analyse the collected data and test the research questions, and hypotheses. The techniques of data analysis comprised descriptive statistics, a Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA), and a Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) analysis. The empirical results indicate that transformational leadership behaviours (core transformational leadership, providing individualized supports, intellectual stimulation, and setting high performance expectation) have a significant impact on contextual performance. Whereas, core transformational leadership and providing individualized supports have a significant impact on task performance. k'>. Cronbach's Alpha was 0.885. The finding revealed that nurses supply, mostly from Secondary School (84%). A critical demand for more nurses 30%-40% in certain units due to high work load. Most of the nurses were not satisfied about monitory compensation, participation in decision making and inadequate supplies.

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