The Effect of Leadership Styles and the Mediating Role of the Quality of Work-Life on Employee Job Performance in Vietnamese Enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City


  • Tuan Khanh VUONG KOTA DAMANSARA CAMPUS Block B, Encorp Strand Garden Office, No. 12, Jalan PJU 5/1, Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan Malaysia
  • Sundary RAJAGOPAL Malaysia University of Science and Technology
  • Harwindar SINGH Malaysia University of Science and Technology
  • Premkumar RAJAGOPAL Malaysia University of Science and Technology


Employees’ satisfaction at work plays an essential role in enterprises performing effectively and sustainably developing. Encouraging and creating a professional work environment for employees to have favorable working conditions are necessary for helping them prove their abilities. Therefore, this paper analyses the leadership styles (LS) and the mediating role of quality of work-life (QWL) towards employee job performance (EJP). The researcher collected 401 samples in Ho Chi Minh City to analyze and verify the research model. From the findings, it is evident that there is a significant relationship between the LS and the mediating role of QWL towards EJP. Based on the results of the empirical study, the researcher recommends that administrators and scholars refer to and study this result in planning the managerial policies in human resources to help employees feel satisfied with their jobs.


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VUONG, T. K., RAJAGOPAL, S., SINGH, H., & RAJAGOPAL, P. (2019). The Effect of Leadership Styles and the Mediating Role of the Quality of Work-Life on Employee Job Performance in Vietnamese Enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City. Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy, 7(4), 535–552. Retrieved from