Transformational Leadership, Knowledge Management, Work Motivation, and Employee Performance among Construction Employees in Jakarta

Bimmo Dwi Baskoro, Sudarmadji Sudarmadji, Suherman Suherman, Ahmad Yani, Robby Simanjuntak


This study aims to analyze the influence of transformational leadership (TL) and knowledge management (KM) on employee performance (EP) through work motivation (WM) at construction companies in Jakarta, Indonesia. The data was collected from construction firms that have grade high qualification in Jakarta, Indonesia. A sample of 138 companies representatives was drawn from 138 construction firms in Jakarta. The structural equation modelling – partial least squares (SEM-PLS) was used to test the proposed hypothesizes. TL has a significant effect on EP through WM. KM has a significant effect on EP through WM. The relevance of the research stems from the context of a major city in Jakarta, Indonesia. Furthermore, this research is one of the initial attempts to investigate EP by considering TL and KM and its applicability to Jakarta construction firms.


Transformational Leadership; Knowledge Management; Employee Performance; Work Motivation

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