Examining the Interceding Role of Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) in the Relationship between Trust and Employee Engagement



The quantity of research work on employee engagement and leader-member exchange signifies the importance of these organizational aspects from both the employee and employer point of view. The results of these researches vary from culture to culture and organization to organization. The purpose of this paper is to understand the role of leader member exchange between trust and employee engagement. For this purpose a sample of 133 respondents has been selected and their perceptions have been sought through a questionnaire. The results somewhat weekly supported the existing leader-member exchange theory in the relationship between trust and employee engagement. These results have practical as well as academic implications. Future research may look into the detailed causes of these results.

Author Biographies

Haji Rahman, Preston University, Islamabad Campus

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Business Administration

Hafiz Ghufran Khan, International Islamic University Islamabad

Assistant Professor, Department of Management


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