Strategic and Transformational Leadership Styles & Project Success - Mediating Role of Change Management


Volume 16 Issue 2 2020


Owais Tahir
University of Central Lancashire.

Iram Tahir
SZABIST, Islamabad campus.

Sobia Shujaat
Bahria University, Islamabad.

Abstract This paper has attempted to study the role of strategic and transformational leadership and its effects on project success in the context of effective change management. The population for this study includes people involved in the IT industry in Pakistan ensuring that the most relevant and pertinent population for data collection is engaged for the study, leading to the generation of relevant research findings. A total of 155 completed questionnaires were received, resulting in a response rate of 51.6 percent. The study is quantitative, based on a deductive approach with interpretive philosophy. Data analysis for this study was done using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) software. The analysis includes Cronbach alpha, regression analysis, one-way ANOVA, regression, Durbin Watson test, and some other important tests. The findings suggest that there exists a direct relationship between strategic leadership, transformational leadership, and project success. The mediation analysis of regression has been done using Preacher and Hayes model and it is concluded that change management mediates the relationship between project success and independent variables.
Keywords strategic leadership, transformational leadership, project success, change management, IT industry
Year 2020
Volume 16
Issue 2
Type Research paper, manuscript, article
Recognized by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, HEC
Category "Y"
Journal Name IBT Journal of Business Studies
Publisher Name ILMA University
Jel Classification E02, E44, E71, E41, E45, F62, J11
ISSN no (E, Electronic) 2409-6520
ISSN no (P, Print) 2414-8393
Country Pakistan
City Karachi
Institution Type University
Journal Type Open Access
Type of Review Double Blind Peer Reviewed
Format PDF
Paper Link
Page 238-250
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