Examining the relationship between Empowering leadership and Whistle Blowing: Testing a Moderated Mediated Model

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Naveed Ahmed Khan
Minhas Tahir
Muhammad Umer Shabbire


The purpose of the present study examines the behaviour of media channels employees in Pakistan, test a theory , raise internal voice against worng doing with the partnership of empowering leadership.Pyschological empowerment reasoning the existence relationship between EL,IW,  and an interactive variable. This research adopted cross-sectional research design, which is a design type under quantitative approach. In current study, convenience sampling technique was used. The study method forms use of tools such as distributed questionnaires with reply rate 81.7%, and .16 % missing values. The whole survey contains a total number of 41 scaled items that were adapted to measure the constructs of the study. The outcomes backing the supportive relationship of empowering leadership and internal whistleblowing in Pakistan's backgrounds.The research finding sustenance the objective of the study that employees of media channel do internal whistleblow against wrongdoing when they got empowered from their leaders, in the existence of  psychological empowerment.The results displays the significant level of connection between motivating management power sharing and whistleblowing with the p-value support theory.The results of the assumption  proved that PE and IW have important positive relationships.The lower and upper limits respectly indicated by the unstandardized regression coefficient are both  positive results and no null prevails the indirect effect of the relationship of EL and IW, by PE supported proposition.The beta value provides evidendence relationship of psychological empowerment and whistleblowing is modified by psychological ownership.This study provides media groups with insights into how empowering leadership, Psychological empowerment, escalates internal whistleblowing reporting channels, in order to ensure that a framework is implemented so that company progress can be achieved.

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Khan, N. A., Tahir, M. ., & Shabbire, M. U. (2024). Examining the relationship between Empowering leadership and Whistle Blowing: Testing a Moderated Mediated Model. Journal of Workplace Behavior, 5(1), 17–31. Retrieved from https://charisma-jwb.com/index.php/jwb/article/view/212
Author Biographies

Naveed Ahmed Khan, Best Way Service, Muscat Oman.

Muhammad Naveed Khan is a distinguished scholar known for his contributions to human resource management. He has an extensive academic background, having earned master of science degree. His research interests include leadership, employee motivation, self-concordance and sustainability, and he has published numerous papers in reputable journals. Dr. Khan is also a sought-after speaker at international conferences and has received several awards for his work. Currently, he serves as manager operations at Best Way Services Muscat Oman where he continues to inspire colleagues with his dedication to positive work behavior.

Minhas Tahir, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad Pakistan.

Minhas Tahir is a dedicated MS Management Sciences student known for his strong analytical skills and leadership qualities. He earned his MS degree at AIOU Islamabad, where he focused on strategic management, organizational behavior, and human resource management. Minhas has demonstrated academic excellence through his coursework and research projects, contributing to the understanding of informed decisions based on rigorous research. His keen interest in managing work affairs has led him to participate in various workshops and seminars. Minhas is passionate about applying theoretical knowledge to real-world business challenges and aspires to make significant contributions to the field of management sciences in is future career.

Muhammad Umer Shabbire, Mohammed Riaz Group, Muscat Oman

Muhammad Umer Shabbir is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Mohammed Riaz Group in Muscat, Oman. With a robust background in finance and management, he plays a pivotal role in overseeing the financial operations of the company. His strategic vision and expertise in financial planning, analysis, and risk management have been instrumental in driving the group’s financial performance and growth. Umer’s leadership is characterized by his commitment to excellence and his ability to navigate complex financial landscapes, ensuring the company’s sustainability and success in the competitive market.