International Journal of Research In Business and Social Science (Sep 2020)

Transformation leadership style and employee job satisfaction in county government of Kakamega, Kenya

  • Brenda Lumbasi Barasa,
  • Anne Kariuki

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 9, no. 5
pp. 100 – 108


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Transformational leadership is critical because of its contribution to organizational positive outcomes such as improved performance, motivation, and employee job satisfaction. Existing empirical and extant literature confirms that there is a positive relationship between transformational leadership and employee job satisfaction. This study complemented the findings by studying the effect of transformational leadership style on employee job satisfaction in the county government of Kakamega. A descriptive research design was adopted, focusing on employees at Kakamega County. Out of the 188 questionnaires issued, 174 (81 percent) filled and returned the questionnaire. Data were analyzed using descriptive and chi-square. The findings indicated that the transformational leadership style influences employee job satisfaction.