Impact of Leadership Training on Competitive Advantage: A Study on Telecommunication Industry of Pakistan

Tehseen Azhar, Taimoor Hassan


This study is sought to examine the impact of leadership training on competitive advantage in the telecommunication sector of Pakistan. A field survey using a structured questionnaire was used to collect the data. The sample for the study was 150 subjects because telecommunication sector has limited employees located at different faraway geographic allocations. Participation was voluntary and completion of questionnaire was anonymous. Moderate multiple regression results reveal that leadership training leaves positive impact on organizational competitive advantage and helps the employees to polish their skills and team building abilities and transforms them to become effective leaders. The limitations of this study include reliance on cross-sectional data collection using self-reports from private sector employees from Islamabad – one city only. Further researches may take the samples from other cities to enhance the generalizability of study. Employers can realize the significance of leadership training in their organizations and also calculate the importance of competitive advantage in any type of organization to gain optimum output. Therefore effective leadership training with the combination of motivation, team building, and job satisfaction can achieve and sustain the competitive advantage of any organization.

Keywords: Leadership Training, Competitive Advantage, Motivation Factors, Team Building Skills, Job Satisfaction.

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