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  • J Health Edu Res Dev 2018, Vol 6(2): 251
  • DOI: 10.4172/2380-5439.1000251

Impact of Transformational Leadership on Job Satisfaction and Patient Safety Outcomes in Health Sector of Pakistan

Benish Khanzada1, Shahzad Naeem2* and Hashim Butt3
1National University of Medical Sciences, Pakistan
2Riphah international university, Islamabad, Pakistan
3Combined Military Hospital, Medical College, , Lahore, Pakistan
*Corresponding Author : Shahzad Naeem, Riphah international university, Islamabad, Pakistan, Tel: +00923335491914, Email: [email protected]

Received Date: Mar 07, 2018 / Accepted Date: Mar 25, 2018 / Published Date: Apr 03, 2018


Background: To improve the patient safety among health care sector and organizations need effective and efficient leadership at all stages.

Purpose: The aim of this research was to examine the impact of nurse’s manager transformational leadership performance on job contentment and also towards patient safety outcomes.

Methods: Random sampling of critical care nurses (N=358) was carried out through cross sectional survey in Lahore, Rawalpindi and Islamabad hospitals of Pakistan. By using structural equation model technique hypothesized model was verified.

Discussion: Data acceptability fit in the hypothesized model. Results highlighted that transformational leadership had solid positive impact on workstation empowerment, which resultantly enhances nurse’s job satisfaction and reduces adverse patient outcomes frequency. Consequently, job satisfaction was interrelated towards lower adverse measures.

Conclusion: Findings of this research provides support for manager’s to adopt transformational leadership conduct as a beneficial strategy to create office environments which encourage better safety results for patients as well as nurses.

Keywords: Transformational leadership; Patient safety; Job satisfaction; Empowerment; Work environment

Citation: Khanzada B, Naeem S, Butt H (2018) Impact of Transformational Leadership on Job Satisfaction and Patient Safety Outcomes in Health Sector of Pakistan. J Health Educ Res Dev 6:251. Doi: 10.4172/2380-5439.1000251

Copyright: © 2018 Khanzada B, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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