Emotional Intelligence and Transformational Leadership: Finding Gender Differences

Afsheen Fatima, Rabia Imran, Sajid Hussain Awan

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This study attempts to examine the impact of emotional intelligence on transformational leadership style and gender disparity in hotel industry of Pakistan. A sample of 238 managers was purposively selected. Data was analyzed using SPSS 16.0. The techniques like descriptive statistics, correlations, regression and independent sample t-test were used. The results revealed significantly positive impact of emotional intelligence along with its facets on transformational leadership, except facet of appraisal and expression of emotions. Although no significant differences were found between male and female managers on emotional intelligence. yet female managers were found to have more transformational leadership style.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1734-1743
Number of pages10
JournalWorld Applied Sciences Journal
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2011
Externally publishedYes

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