—This study of 228 subordinates, 57 supervisors
from five-star hotels demonstrated that transformational
leadership has positive effect on leader-member exchange
(LMX) , team-member exchange (TMX) and helping behavior.
LMX and TMX partially mediated the relationship between
transformational leadership and helping behavior.
Implications for theory and practice are discussed and further
research directions are offered.
—Transformational leadership, leader-member
exchange, team-member exchange, helping behavior.
Yong Zheng is with the Beijing Normal University, Zhuhai, 18th
Jinfeng Road, Tangjiawan, Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province, China (email:
Cite: Wen-Chi Zou, Yong Zheng, and Jia Liu, "The Impact of Transformational Leadership on the
Helping Behavior of Hotel Employee," Journal of Economics, Business and Management vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 322-325, 2015.