The Influence of Transformational Leadership Behaviours on Organizational Commitment in Omani Governmental Organizations

  •  Salim Al Zefeiti    


Public organizations all over the world have to confront renewed challenges and obstacles to meet citizens’ needs.  Indeed, Omani organizations are required to have leadership behaviours that clearly encourage and foster subordinates’ performance by enhancing employees' commitment. The aim of this paper is to explore the influence of transformational leadership on organizational commitment in Omani public organizations. The quantitative data was collected through survey instrument. The current research utilized AMOS to investigate the measurement model and test the proposed hypothesised relationship between the constructs. The population for this study consisted of Omani public organization that apply civil service law. The sample consists of 336 middle managers in Omani public organizations.  The results found that transformational leadership play a pivotal role in enhancing organizational commitment. Specifically, core transformational leadership has a direct impact on all organizational commitment dimensions (affective, normative, and continuance). Whereas, providing individualized support, intellectual stimulation, and setting high performance expectation have a direct impact on both continuance and normative commitment. 

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