Does Transformational Leadership Style effect on Employee Commitment in the Aviation Industry?

  •  Nasser Assaf    
  •  Mohammad Al Qudah    
  •  Anas Bashayreh    


The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between perceived transformational leadership style and employee commitment in Royal Jordanian Airlines (RJA). Leadership plays a significant role in all fields of life, including the public, private, and non-profit sectors. The effectiveness of a given leadership style can be appreciated and evaluated based on the level of commitment displayed by followers. Multivariate Analysis of Variance (MANOVA) is the research methodology employed in the RJA’s study. The study utilizes Free Online Surveys link which included the transformational leadership questionnaires part from the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaires (MLQ) and the Three Components Models (TCM) Questionnaires. Results of this study showed a significant relationship between the affective and continuance commitments with the transformational leadership style and insignificant relationship between the normative commitment and the transformational leadership style.

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