Transformational Leadership and Dubai Tourism Police Performance

Mohammed Ebrahim Alsuwaidi; Dr. Nusaibah Binti Mansor


Ensuring the safety of tourists is a primary necessity in nations that are well-acquainted with tourism and leisure activities. Several nations with high tourist volumes have established tourist police forces to guarantee the security of visitors. Therefore, the effectiveness of law enforcement agencies, such as the tourist police department, is crucial in ensuring a secure environment for tourists and foreign visitors. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government acknowledged the significance of law enforcement in ensuring the safety of its inhabitants. Multiple international studies indicate that incidents targeting both local residents and outsiders are increasingly prone to occur without prior warning. Typically, police personnel are unable to prevent crimes committed against them owing to inadequate enforcement techniques. Therefore, it is crucial to evaluate the impact of leadership in this situation by constructing a strong framework to comprehend the influence of transformational leadership on policy results. This research has the potential to enable policymakers and leaders of police agencies in the UAE to make informed choices by utilizing knowledge.

FULL TEXT PDF 1-8] DOI: 10.30566/ijo-bs/2024.04.127

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