The Role of Transformational Leadership on Employees' Performance: A Case of Silverland Tanzania Limited in Iringa Region

  • Sara Eliakim University of Iringa
  • Emmanuel Matiku, PhD University of Iringa
  • Blandina Kisawike, PhD University of Iringa
Keywords: Employees Performance, Idealized Influence, Inspirational Motivation, Individualized Consideration, Intellectual Stimulation, Transformational Leadership
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This study assessed the role of transformational Leadership on employees' performance at Silverland Tanzania Limited. Specifically, the study aimed to determine the role of idealized influence, inspirational motivation, and individualized and intellectual stimulation on employees' performance at Silverland Tanzania Limited. The study employed the case study research design since the study targeted a specific organization, Silverland Tanzania Limited. The target population of this study was 420 employees working at Silverland Tanzania Limited. The study population involved senior managers and subordinates at Silverland Tanzania Limited. From this population, a sample size of 205 was involved, which included 201 subordinate respondents and four senior managers. Simple random sampling and purposive sampling techniques were used to select the respondents, data collection was done by questionnaire, in-depth interview and secondary data obtained through annual reports, and newsletters, Data analysis was done by descriptive and Multiple regression analysis to understand the phenomena under study. Findings revealed that inspirational motivation and individualized consideration had a positive and significant role on employees' performance at Silveland Tanzania Limited. Also, idealized influence and intellectual stimulation had a positive but insignificant role on employees' performance at Silveland Tanzania Limited. The study recommended that since intellectual stimulation and idealized influence had insignificant roles in influencing employees' performance at Silverland Tanzania Limited, much effort should be taken to address factors hindering their effectiveness. In addition, the management should use inspirational motivation and individualized consideration to increase employees' performance


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1 November, 2023
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Eliakim, S., Matiku, E., & Kisawike, B. (2023). The Role of Transformational Leadership on Employees’ Performance: A Case of Silverland Tanzania Limited in Iringa Region. East African Journal of Business and Economics, 6(2), 81-102.