EEO. 2020; 19(4): 3790-3798
TRANSACTIONAL LEADERSHIP AND OCCUPATIONAL STRESS: MEDIATING ROLE OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
Shahid Nawaz, Muhammad Saqib Khan, Mati Ullah Khan, Nasrullah, Afshan Jabeen.
Stress is the main issue that affects individuals life from each dimension like social and professional lives. The occupational stress is employee anxieties and worries about his/her work which is basically outcome of various dynamic issues like working environment, working load and poor relationships with colleagues and immediate supervisor/ leadership. The leadership is important concept whose main role is to inspire their followers/ employees towards the attainment of certain well-defines and clear objectives. For this drive, leaders use different styles to motivate their employees by considering their needs and resolving worries at workplaces in which the leadership styles (transformational and transactional) is most broad package for employees motivation and performance leading to stressless situation at workplace. For this purpose, data was collected from the faculty members hailing from higher institutions of KP, Pakistan, and thus was analyzed over statistical procedures to achieve desired objectives. Some recommendations are also extracted from the conclusion of study.
Key words: Transactional Leadership, Occupational Stress, Emotional Intelligence & HEIs