Impact of leader behavior on employee job stress: evidence from Pakistan

Farooq Ahmed Jam, Shakeel Akhtar, Inam Ul Haq, Muhammad Ahmad-U-Rehman, Syed Tahir Hijazi

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This study examines the role of leadership style and job stress in organizational context. Data collected from 78 respondents through cross sectional field survey conducted in Pakistan. The results revealed that Consideration style of supervisor behavior is negatively related to job stress. Initiating structure was found to be positively related with job stress.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)172-179
Number of pages8
JournalEuropean Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Sciences
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Consideration
  • Initiating structure
  • Job stress
  • Leadership style
  • Supervisor behaviour

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