Author(s): Gözde MERT**Hazar DÖRDÜNCÜ*** Serap ?NCAZ
Abstract Leadership in the field of management science has recently come to the front. In these studies, different leadership behaviors were investigated. Transformational leadership behavior is one of these leadership types. Transformational leader who interact with their subordinates, have an inspiring vision, share these visions with employees, trustable and respectable, and convince employees to transform. The conduct of the transformational leader is the main factor in the success of the institution in achieving the objectives of the organization and in the formation of job satisfaction of the working staff. For this purpose relations examined between employees' perception in foundation university, transformational leadership behavior and job satisfaction levels of employees the research is conducted in 2018 at the foundation university in ?stanbul a questionnaire was applied to managers and employees. In the analysis of the data it is examined cause-effect relationships between transformational leadership behavior and job satisfaction. Correlation and regression analyzes are performed. As a result of the research, it has been determined that transformational leadership behavior positively affects job satisfaction.