Authentic Leadership in Determining Employee’s Organizational Commitment: The Mediating Role of Knowledge Sharing and Organizational Virtuousness
This study is conducted to explore the role of authentic leadership on organizational commitment of employees. Knowledge sharing and organizational virtuousness are used as mediating variable in the study. Banking industry is selected for collection of data and result implications. The data was collected using the standard adopted questionnaire for each variable from branches of five major Pakistan’s banks. We applied Pearson correlation, regression and hierarchal analysis for pragmatic purposes. Our outcomes point out that all variables have significant positive correlation among all variables of the study. Authentic leadership impact on organizational commitment found significant. Moreover, authentic leadership impact on knowledge sharing and organizational commitment is also found significant. The impact of organizational virtuousness on organizational commitment is significant but the impact of knowledge sharing on organizational commitment is found insignificant. With respect to mediating results both are found to be significant. So we can infer that banks industry put attention towards these variables to enhance their employees performance and improve working environment and ultimately to succeed in their objectives in these competitive corporate environment.