Impact of Transformational Leadership Behaviors and Psychological Optimism on Subordinate Performance in Taiwan’s Tourism Hotel Industry


This study proposed a theoretical framework to explore the possible relationship among transformational leadership behavior, psychological optimism, and subordinate performance. Data were surveyed from 169 supervisor-subordinate dyads in Taiwan’s tourism hotel industry; we found that transformational leadership behaviors might help individuals nurture higher level of psychological optimism, thus enhancing the subordinate performance. Implication and suggestions were discussed.

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Chen, T. , Wu, C. and Wang, Y. (2015) Impact of Transformational Leadership Behaviors and Psychological Optimism on Subordinate Performance in Taiwan’s Tourism Hotel Industry. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 3, 174-179. doi: 10.4236/jss.2015.37028.

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