• Nurul Syazwana Maizatullah School of Human, Resource Development and Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Malaysia
  • Shah Rollah Abdul Wahab School of Human, Resource Development and Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Malaysia
  • Nur Hidayah Ruslan UTM School of Professional and Continuing Education (UTMSPACE), Johor, Malaysia
  • Dongsu Yoo KSM Component Co. Ltd, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, The Republic of Korea
  • Mi-Ja Song Industrial and Information System Engineering Department, Seoul National University of Science and Technology (SEOULTECH) Nowon-gu, Seoul, The Republic of Korea
  • Shahira Abd Jabar Faculty of Business and Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA Segamat Campus, Johor, Malaysia


This study aims to investigate the influence of transformational leadership on job performance among operators in one multinational company located in the southern region of Malaysia. In this study, transformational leadership was measured by using the Transformational Leadership Questionnaire (TLQ), while job performance was assessed by the Individual Work Performance Questionnaire (IWPQ). A total of 103 operators in one multinational company located in the southern region of Malaysia were chosen as the respondents of the study. Findings from SmartPLS reveal that there is a significant relationship between transformational leadership and job performance among the studied respondents. It explains that if a leader sets a good example for his or her team, the members of the team will work well together to complete the assigned work. Besides that, a few recommendations were given to the studied company and future research. For the studied company, the leader should provide opportunities for its members to express their opinions and creative solutions for any encountered problems. Meanwhile for future research, it is suggested to conduct this similar study by using a mixed-mode approach which combines qualitative and quantitative methods of data or information collection.

Keywords: Transformational leadership, Job performance, Multinational company


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Maizatullah, N. S., Abdul Wahab, S. R., Ruslan, N. H., Yoo, D., Song, M.-J., & Abd Jabar, S. (2024). EXPLORING THE ROLE OF TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP ON JOB PERFORMANCE: EVIDENCE FROM EMPLOYEES’ PERSPECTIVE. Journal of Human Capital Development (JHCD), 17(1). Retrieved from https://jhcd.utem.edu.my/jhcd/article/view/6388