Can Ethical Leadership Enhance Individual’s Task Initiatives?
Dr. Komal Khalid, Ms. Sheher Bano

The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of dimensions of ethical leadership practices on employee Individual task initiative by using age as moderator variable in higher educational sector of Pakistan. Data was collected from Higher education sector of Pakistan. 402 faculty members from 26 different universities working in Rawalpindi and Islamabad complete measures on factors of ethical leadership and Employee Individual Task Initiative (Sully, 2008). Reliability statistics, Confirmatory Factor analysis, Descriptive statistics, Pearson Correlation Analysis and Stepwise Regression Analyses were used to analyze the data. Results indicated that faculty supervisor’s people orientation, Concern for stability, power sharing behavior, role clarity and integrity has a strong influence on their Individual Task Initiative. Study also found that Age of the faculty members has a significant moderating influence on the relationship among integrity, role clarity, Concern for stability and EITI while age do not moderate the significant relation existing between people orientation and EITI.

Full Text: PDF     DOI: 10.15640/jble.v3n1a4