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 Volume 7, Issue 11 (November 2020), Pages: 37-50


 Original Research Paper

 Title: The leadership style and its impact on the employees’ productivity: A review of the oil and gas sector with a focus on ADNOC

 Author(s): Hasan Karam *, R. Tasmin


 Faculty of Technology Management and Business, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia

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This study investigates the effect of applying transformational leadership style to a company in order to enhance the employees’ motivation and productivity and also to make significant changes to their behaviors and attitudes towards the philosophy of working principles. This study mainly targets the oil and gas companies in the United Arab Emirates. This study provides a comprehensive literature review in the area of leadership styles and their impact on the performance of the employees. The specific case study of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) was taken into consideration in this paper. The leadership change impact was evaluated considering three different scenarios, and its effect on the overall performance was examined in detail. 

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 Keywords: Leadership style, Oil and gas companies, Employees' motivation, Employees’ performance

 Article History: Received 16 January 2020, Received in revised form 7 May 2020, Accepted 27 June 2020


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 Conflict of interest: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


 Karam H and Tasmin R (2020). The leadership style and its impact on the employees’ productivity: A review of the oil and gas sector with a focus on ADNOC. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 7(11): 37-50

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