Empathetic Leadership and Follower Workplace Engagement: Mediating Role of Climate for Inclusion


  • Muhammad Sajid Tufail Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan
  • Moeed Ahmad Sandhu Institute of Management Sciences, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan




Empathetic leadership, climate for inclusion, workplace engagement


Although inclusive climate is an emerging approach in empathetic leadership to enhance workplace outcomes, limited research has shown how empathetic leaders create climate for inclusion. The basic aim of current study was to investigate the role of empathetic leaders to promote a climate for inclusion and to examine the effect on workplace outcomes. Survey method was used to collect data of female teachers from various universities. Data revealed that Empathetic leadership plays a vital role to create an inclusive climate for female teachers to engage at their workplace. Findings supported the research hypothesis and research model and established a connection between empathetic leadership, climate for inclusion and follower workplace engagement.

Author Biography

Muhammad Sajid Tufail, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan

PhD Scholar/ Lecturer, Institute of Management Sciences


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How to Cite

Tufail, M. S., & Sandhu, M. A. (2022). Empathetic Leadership and Follower Workplace Engagement: Mediating Role of Climate for Inclusion. Review of Education, Administration & Law, 5(3), 231-243. https://doi.org/10.47067/real.v5i3.233