Influence of Transformational Leadership Style on Job Satisfaction of Employees of Somtel Telecommunications Company, Borama District, Somaliland
The study investigated the influence of transformational leadership style on job satisfaction of employees of Somtel Telecommunication Company, Borama district. Transformational leaders are those who push employees to go beyond their own self-interest for the good of the group. Job satisfaction is how employees feel towards their jobs. The objective of the study was to determine the influence of transformational leadership style on a random simple. The study used a cross-sectional survey on a random sample of 52 employees of Somtel Telecommunication Company, in May 2019. The study found that low transformational leadership style, [t (49) = 2.345, p = .018] and high transformational leadership style, [t (49) = - 2.317, p = .007)] are significant predictors of job satisfaction in the model. Transformational leadership style is a significant predictor of job satisfaction, [F (1, 50) = 8.412, p = .032].The study concludes that the transformational leadership style has a significant influence on job satisfaction of employees and accounts for 60.8% of the variance in job satisfaction, R² adj. = .608, p = .032. The researcher recommends that the managers of Somtel Telecommunications Company be provided with refresher courses on the inspiration, value system and commitment.