Impact of leadership style and emotions on subordinate performance

McColl-Kennedy, J. R. and Anderson, R. D. (2002) Impact of leadership style and emotions on subordinate performance. Leadership Quarterly, 13 5: 545-559. doi:10.1016/S1048-9843(02)00143-1

Author McColl-Kennedy, J. R.
Anderson, R. D.
Title Impact of leadership style and emotions on subordinate performance
Journal name Leadership Quarterly   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1048-9843
Publication date 2002-01-01
Year available 2002
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/S1048-9843(02)00143-1
Open Access Status DOI
Volume 13
Issue 5
Start page 545
End page 559
Total pages 15
Editor J. Hunt
R. Humphrey
Place of publication United Kingdom
Publisher Pergamon
Language eng
Subject C1
350100 Accounting, Auditing and Accountability
720401 Marketing
Abstract This article examines whether the emotions of frustration and optimism mediate, fully or partially, the relationship between leadership style and subordinate performance in the context of structural equation modeling. The findings show that transformational leadership has a significant direct influence on frustration and optimism, with the negative influence of frustration having a stronger effect on performance than the positive influence of optimism. Frustration and optimism are found to have a direct influence on performance, and the emotions, frustration and optimism, fully mediate the relationship between transformational leadership and performance. Thus, the effect of transformational leadership style on performance is significant, but indirect. (C) 2002 Elsevier Science Inc. All rights reserved.
Keyword Psychology, Applied
Transformational Leadership
Transactional Leadership
Explanatory Style
Q-Index Code C1
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) - Collection
UQ Business School Publications
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