Abstract— The objective of this study is to analyze the influence of transformational leadership and organizational commitment on job satisfaction and employee performance. The respondents of this study are the employees of shipping companies in Jakarta, Indonesia that has been working for at least 5 years which amounted to 105 people. The data analysis technique used in this study is Structural Equation Model(SEM). The results show that: 1) transformational leadership has a positive significant influence on organizational commitment, 2) transformational leadership has a positive significant influence on employees’ performance, 3)transformational leadership has no positive significant influence on job satisfaction, 4) organizational commitment has a positive significant influence on job satisfaction and employees’ performance, and 5) job satisfaction has a positive significant influence on employees’ performance.
Index Terms— Transformational Leadership, Organizational Commitment, Job Satisfaction, and Employee Performance.
H. M. Thamrin is with Department of Management Economic,University Muhammadiyah Tangerang (UMT), JL. Perintis KemerdekaanI/33 Cikokol Tangerang 151180 Banten, +6255772949 (e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite: H. M. Thamrin , " The Influence of Transformational Leadership and Organizational Commitment on Job Satisfaction and Employee Performance," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 3, no. 5, pp. 566-572 , 2012.