International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Transactional Analysis and its Intrigue in Saudi Arabian Organizations
Dr. Mohammed Aldoghan

Transactional Analysis is a model of communication and it is gaining importance in Saudi organizations. This paper explores how TA helps to improve the personality and leadership of individuals and team in Saudi organization. Transactional analysis is a theory of personality with mutual contracting for growth and change in Saudi organizations. According to transactional analysis human personality is made up of three types of "ego states"; each of which is an entire system of thought, feeling, and behavior from which we interact with each other. Using transactional analysis to understand the dynamics of leadership style and its impact on leadership outcome will be a significant contribution to the knowledge of how personality of the leader impact leadership styles and in turn leadership outcome in Saudi organizations. This will have a major influence in human resource development in general and leadership assessment, selection and development through training and coaching in specific. This paper explores the implication of TA in Saudi organizations.

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