Using a sample from a large diversified company this study examines the influence processes of transformational leadership (TFL) at both the individual and group levels concurrently and explores cross-level relationships. Results showed that at the individual level followers' personal identification with the leader mediated the effects of individual-focused TFL behavior on individual performance and empowerment. At the group level group identification mediated the effect of group-focused TFL behavior on collective efficacy. Results also supported two cross-level effects from the group level to the individual level. The paper addresses the implications for leaders of motivating individuals and teams at the same time.
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