International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Arts and Humanities | Kenya | Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023

Transformational Leadership versus Organizational Change in Kenya: Empirical Review

Douglas Lukhova | Dr. Joanes Kyongo [3]

Abstract: Transformational leaders are key to successful implementation of organizational change. The characteristic of a transformational leader of inspiring, motivating and creating a vision where each one in the organization rallies is critical in realizing the pre - defined goals. A more meaningful leadership creates vision, a good working environment, motivation of employees and bring in a different culture of doing things. In this modern era, change is inevitable and many organizations have metamorphosized to remain competitive considering the turbulent circumstances in technology transition in way of life to new transformation. To respond to these changes, organizations have to undergo a paradigm change in how leadership should be perceived and applied in the organization. Transformational leadership can be seen in a variety of principles encouraging employees to look at the common good, the positive values and build an arena where each one feels valued and appreciated and to cultivate an environment where every employee feels safe and comfortable. This study has examined transformational leadership using some of its characteristics mainly: creating vision, motivating employees, innovative ways and personal appreciation of each team member. the research was anchored on the following theories; transformational leadership theory; Goal path theory and Servant Leadership theory. transformational leadership theory.

Keywords: Transformational leadership, organizational change, vision, innovative ways

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023,

Pages: 1380 - 1384

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