TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND SUBORDINATE ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT IN PAKISTAN: THE COMPLEMENTARY ROLE OF STATUS INCONGRUENCE AND SUPERVISOR GENDER
Based on the theory of role congruity, the study analyzes in what way status disparity (when the dependent and junior, has better experience of work, more education, and tenure of an organization as compared to the manager) in the dyads of junior-supervisor influence capability of a transformational leader to encourage efficient commitment towards an organization between their juniors. The study analyses in what way male and female transformative leader could inculcate commitment towards an organization in their followers according to their gender. Therefore, we implemented structure of Triana et. al. (2017) on the organizations of Pakistan. For research study 364 responses were collected using the survey method and five-point self-administrated questionnaire from the manufacturing firms of Karachi, Pakistan using a purposive sampling technique. PLS-SEM by utilizing SmartPLS (software) version 3.2.8 being utilized for the examination of data gathered. Present research concludes that transformative management possesses significantly decisive effect on the commitment towards an organization. However, the moderating influence of gender was not found statistically significant among transformative management and commitment towards an organization; whereas a moderating impact of status, incongruence was found statistically significant and negative towards the linkage among transformative management and commitment towards an organization. If the organization promotes a team-building culture, it will motivate employees in working collaboratively and accomplishing further than before. Such implication assists to increase their level regarding obligation as well as develop an accord of longstanding work culture.
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