The Effect of Chameleon Leadership on Employee Grievances


  • Hozhin Hiwa Mohammad Department of Business Administration, Komar University of Science and Technology, Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region, Iraq
  • Dalia Khalid Faeq Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Koya University, Koya, Kurdistan Region, Iraq
  • Bayad Jamal Ali Department of Business Administration, Komar University of Science and Technology, Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region, Iraq
  • Zain Noori Ismael Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq



Chameleon leadership, Employee Grievance, Komar University, Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region, Iraq


The purpose of this empirical study is to investigate the impact of chameleon leadership style on employee grievances from the perspective of employees in Komar University in Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The data was gathered from primary sources by using a survey questionnaire from 60 employees, then, statistical analysis has been performed. The results show that, chameleon leadership has a detrimental impact on the number of grievances filed by workers. In accordance with the proposal, the business ought to make it a priority to acquire an understanding of the distinctions between the various types of leadership, focusing in particular on the chameleon leadership style because they will have a better understanding of the positive effects that will be realized as the result of organizational or structural changes, employees will be able to accomplish a variety of tasks without making negative comments. It is important to have a social atmosphere at work in order to improve the level of mutual understanding that exists between the institution and its staff. By examining the relationship between chameleon leadership and employee grievances, this study offers a novel perspective in the field of organizational behavior, filling a significant gap in current research and paving the way for future investigations into this intriguing leadership style.


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