Journal of Business Ethics

, Volume 116, Issue 2, pp 433–440 | Cite as

Impact of Transformational and Servant Leadership on Organizational Performance: A Comparative Analysis

  • Ali Iftikhar Choudhary
  • Syed Azeem Akhtar
  • Arshad Zaheer


The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of two comparative leadership styles on organizational performance outcomes. The leadership styles undertaken is transformational and servant leadership. A sample of 155 participants is taken from profit-oriented service sector of Pakistan. Data through survey gathered on a five point likert scale from organizations. AMOS and SPSS are used for statistical analysis. The result shows that, transformational leadership has more impact on organizational learning than servant leadership. Furthermore organizational learning enhances organizational performance. Managers and leaders of corporate sector can get benefited from this study. Their main objective is to maximize the profitability of organization thus, they can choose leadership style which polishes their abilities and helps them to achieve profit maximization.


Servant leadership Organizational performance Transformational leadership 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ali Iftikhar Choudhary
    • 1
  • Syed Azeem Akhtar
    • 1
  • Arshad Zaheer
    • 1
  1. 1.Iqra UniversityIslamabadPakistan

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