International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Impact of Transformational Leadership Style on Teamwork Performance in Construction Industry
Mohamad Nizam Yusof, Saiful Azizi Ismail, Mohd Rizal Abu Bakar

Transformational leadership is one of the more modernized styles of leadership toensures that workers are properly directed toward achieving organization goals.Transformational leadership involve person that responsible as a leader those who forms relationship with their subordinates, resulting in a relationship that is intellectually stimulating to subordinates; The leader provides inspirational motivation, is sensitively considerate and supportive, and expresses a mission that represents the shared views of the group.The capability and ability of a leader to spur the follower to accomplish more than what the follower planned to accomplish is the foundation of the theory of transformational leadership. The main objective of this paper is to examine the effect of transformational leadership style on the teamwork performance in construction industry in Malaysia. A quantitative research approach was adopted by dissemination developed questionnaires to large sized construction companies registered as grade G7 contractors under CIDB, Malaysia. Questionnaires were sent to 600 randomly selected respondents via postal service . There are 120 (20% response rate) of the questionnaires were returned, completed and useable. The analysis methods in this research were based on multiple regression study. The finding of this study found a significant relationship between two transformational leadership style namely inspire followers to go beyond their own self-interest and giving employee empowerment with the teamwork performance.

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