Relationship between Selected Leadership Style and Employee Stress Level at Workplace

  • Choi Mui Fong
  • Florianna Lendai Michael Mulok
  • Helmi Sumilan


There has been only limited research focused on the assumption of leader stress and affective well-being. Hence, this study aims to determine the relationship between leadership style and employee stress level at workplace. This study primarily took a quantitative approach for data collection and analysis. Questionnaires were distributed at three branches of banks located in Kuching, Sarawak and to their employees. The findings show that there is a relationship between autocratic leadership style and employee stress level at workplace. The strength of the relationship is weak due to r = .461, p = .002. The findings also show that democratic leadership and transformational leadership have no relationship with the employee stress level at workplace.

Keywords: leadership style; employee stress


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How to Cite
Mui Fong, C., Michael Mulok, F. L., & Sumilan, H. (2015). Relationship between Selected Leadership Style and Employee Stress Level at Workplace. Journal of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development, 1(1), 11-21.