The performance on the part of teachers is imperative for development of teaching and learning activities that leads the concerned institution towards prolonged success. However, the efforts and performance need the proper management from the leadership concerned in the institutions. In this connection, the leadership through different traits and styles is effective towards inspiration and motivation of teachers toward assigned responsibilities. For this purpose, most recommended are the transformational and transactional leadership styles that are more effective towards the teachers inspiration and performance. Thus, to examine that which leadership style is more active in higher educational context, data was collected from teachers hailing from two universities of KP, Pakistan which was further analyzed over correlation and regression to observe association and cause-&-effect relationships among the research variables. The results are significant and thus provides significant information for the eye-openers in managing the issues under considerations in this research study.
Key words: Leadership Styles (Transactional & Transformational), Employees Performance & HEIs