—This research mainly focused on studying the influence of different leadership styles on employee mood and job performance, targeting four-five star hotel and restaurant from middle-scale. Applying the quantitative method with 350 respondents, the study tested the effects of seven leadership styles including: task oriented leadership, relation oriented leadership, change oriented leadership, ethical leadership, charismatic leadership, participate leadership and autocratic leadership, on employee positive and negative mood and job performance. Through this research, it was confirmed that there is a relationship between leadership behavior and mood, between mood and job performance; and between leadership and job performance. Furthermore, it was also measured the indirect effect of Participate and Relation Oriented leadership style on job performance using mood as a mediators.
—Leadership, hospitality, positive mood, negative mood, job performance.
The authors are with the School of Business, International University – VNU-HCM, Vietnam (e-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite: Mai Ngoc Khuong and Lu Kim Khanh, "The Influence of Leadership Styles on Employee Mood and Job Performance: A Study of Hotels and Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.7, no.4, pp. 140-147, 2016.