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Effects of transformational leadership on absenteeism

Past research indicates that a supportive leadership style leads to lower levels of employee absence. However, few studies have looked at other aspects of leadership that could have positive effects on absence such as transformational leadership, despite the fact that it has been the most influential theories of leader behaviour in recent years. A transformational leader is not only supportive of employees’ needs but is also able to set a personal example, to stimulate, develop and inspire employees.

View RR648: The effects of transformational leadership on absenteeism report