Journal of Applied Sciences1812-56541812-5662Asian Network for Scientific Information10.3923/jas.2015.7.31SoiebAhmad Zairy Mohd.OthmanJamilahD`silvaJeffrey Lawrence12015151The purpose of this study is to analyse employee engagement
and leadership styles and to seek the influence of collaboration as a mediating
factor. This is a quantitative study and the data were collected through a questionnaire
that was distributed to 400 respondents from the government officers who are
working in the ministries level in Federal Territory of Putrajaya. Two hundred
forty three responded to the given questionnaire. The data was then analysed
using structural equation modelling. The major results of this study are: (1)
There is a significant effects of leadership styles on collaboration (2) There
is a significant effects of collaboration on employee engagement and (3) Collaboration
mediates the relationship between leadership styles and employee engagement.
The present study has a significant impact to the body of knowledge on employee
engagement.]]>AARP.,2007Abdul Rani, N.S., F. Pa'wan, N. Che Musa and M. Mohamed Tajudin,2008Achievers,2011Admasachew, L. and J. Dawson,2011Agarwal, G.,2009Alfes, K., C. Truss, E.C. Soane, C. Rees and M. Gatenby,2010Allard, G., R. Martin and C. Simon,2007Anderson, S. and N. Clarke,2011Afsar, B. and B.B. Saeed,2010Attridge, M.,2009Awamleh, R., J. Evans and A. Mahate,2005Babbie, E.,1986Bakker, A.B. and E. Demerouti,2007Bakker, A.B. and W.B. Schaufeli,2008Barnett, A.M., H.W. Marsh and R.G. Craven,2005Barreiro, P.L. and J.P. Albandoz,2001Basu, V., E. Hartono, A.L. Lederer and V. Sethi,2002Batista-Taran, L.C., M.B. Shuck, C.C. Gutierrez and S. Baralt,2009Bell, L.,2013Beullens, K. and G. Loosveldt,2012Bhatla, N.,2011Boag, S.,2009Bolino, M.C. and W.H. Turnley,2003Borngraber-Berthelsen, M.A.,2008Bloomberg Businessweek,2013Breaugh, J.A.,2003Brown, S.,2011Willey, K. and M. Freeman,2006Byrne, B.M.,2013Cable, D.M. and D.S. DeRue,2002Cataldo, P.,2011Cater, T. and R. 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