Transformational leadership and its impact on extra-role performance of project team members

The mediating role of work engagement

Suzyanty Mohd Shokory, Nur Riza Mohd. Suradi

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of transformational leadership of project manager on extra-role performance of project team members, and determine the mediating effect of work engagement on that relationship. Data which collected from 195 project team members of 39 teams from different contractors in Selangor registered with the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) using self-administrated questionnaire were analyzed using Hierarchical Linear Modeling (HLM). The Monte Carlo analysis was also used to examine the mediating role of work engagement in the relationship between transformational leadership of the project manager and extra-role performance of project team members. The findings showed that transformational leadership of project manager significantly affect extrarole performance of project team members. Work engagement significantly mediated the relationship between transformational leadership of the project manager and extra-role performance of project team members. This study provide fresh insight on the effect of transformational leadership and extra-role performance and highlight the mediating role of work engagement as the relevant variables that affect the degree of influence that transformational leadership has on employees' extra-role performance.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAcademy of Strategic Management Journal
Volume17
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2018

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Project teams
Work engagement
Transformational leadership
Project manager
Employees
Construction industry
Monte Carlo analysis
Hierarchical linear modeling
Mediating effect
Questionnaire
Contractors

Keywords

  • Extra-role performance
  • Mediating
  • Project team members
  • Transformational leadership
  • Work engagement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Strategy and Management

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