Impact of Participative Leadership on Employee Retention

Mediating Role of Co-workers and Supervisors Relationship




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The relationship between the leaders and subordinates plays a crucial role in a leaving or staying in the organization. This study will assess the impact of participative leadership, Supervisor relationships, and Co-workers on Employee retention. The mediation effect of Supervisor relations and Co-worker relationships is to be checked. This research study focuses on the banking sector and follows explanatory research using a quantitative method to investigate the core reason/issues that occurred between the supervisor and co-worker relationship and the role of higher management to create a positive relationship between them. Hayes process was used for data analysis. Sample size was 250 and the Convenience sampling method was applied. An online survey of questionnaire was conducted for data collection. Results shows that Participative Leadership, Supervisor relationship have a significant effect on Employee retention whereas Participative leader affects Co-worker relationship and Supervisor relationship. However, Co-worker relationship impact is insignificant on Employee retention. The mediation effect of Supervisor relationship is significant, and Co-worker is insignificant.


Co-workers, Employee retention, Leadership relationship, Participative leadership, Supervisor support


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How to Cite

Rajani, S. (2023). Impact of Participative Leadership on Employee Retention: Mediating Role of Co-workers and Supervisors Relationship. International Journal of Trends and Innovations in Business & Social Sciences, 1(2), 30–37.