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Academic Journal of Business & Management, 2021, 3(8); doi: 10.25236/AJBM.2021.030815.

The impact of transformational leadership on employee innovation behavior


Jun Zhan1, Mingxin Hu2

Corresponding Author:
Mingxin Hu

1School of Economics and Management, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai, 201306, China

2School of Economics and Management, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai, 201306, China


Innovation is the power of enterprise development, the world is changing rapidly, only continuous innovation, enterprises can survive and develop.The innovation of enterprises is inseparable from the innovation of employees, and the influencing factors of employees' innovation behavior have always been concerned, among which leadership style is one of the important factors.Transformational leadership has always been regarded as an effective leadership style. It emphasizes that leaders cultivate employees by means of vision motivation, leadership charm, intellectual stimulation and personal care, so as to improve the direct effect on employees.Through a systematic analysis of previous studies, this paper explores the influence mechanism of transformational leadership on employee innovation behavior.


Transformational leadership, employee innovation, enterprise innovation

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Jun Zhan, Mingxin Hu. The impact of transformational leadership on employee innovation behavior. Academic Journal of Business & Management (2021) Vol. 3, Issue 8: 88-91. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJBM.2021.030815.


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