Lasting Impression: Transformational Leadership and Family Supportive Supervision as Resources for Well-Being and Performanc.

Kosseck et al. (2018) show, that supervisors’ use of a transformational leadership style creates a work context in which employees perceive greater family-supportiveness through support, creating a healthy work environment. This is helping to reduce stress and work-family conflict.

If you lead, encourage employees to limit their availability and establish boundaries that protect their time at home. That is clearly linked to employees’ well-being, organizational effectiveness and individual performance as well as (lower) work withdrawal and (lower) turnover intentions:

Showing family supportive supervision – a win-win situation.

  • If you lead people, you could encourage employees to limit their availability and establish boundaries that protect their time at home.
  • You should role model the same boundary management behaviors not only for the benefit of subordinates’ health and well-being but also for your own.

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If you would like to learn more about how we can help you in developing your team innovation – or if you and your company would like to know how to assess team innovation and predict organizational success: please contact us. We will be happy to assist, to coach and to consult.

Dr. Tobias Heilmann

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Recommended References.

  • Arnold, K. A. (2017). Transformational leadership and employee psychological well-being: A review and directions for future research. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 22(3), 381–393.
  • Kossek, E. E., Petty, R. J., Bodner, T. E., Perrigino, M. B., Hammer, L. B., Yragui, N. L., & Michel, J. S. (2018). Lasting Impression: Transformational Leadership and Family Supportive Supervision as Resources for Well-Being and Performance. Occupational Health Science, 2(1), 1-24.
  • Wang, P., & Walumbwa, F. O. (2007). Family‐friendly programs, organizational commitment, and work withdrawal: the moderating role of transformational leadership. Personnel Psychology, 60(2), 397-427.