EFFECTS OF LEADERSHIP STYLE ON ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE: CASE STUDY OF COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, HONG, ADAMAWA STATE
Aliyu Umaru Fudamu (Ph.D)
Junior Resident, Dy Patil Medical college Hospital and Research Institute Kolhapur
More than half a century the term leadership has been a topic of discussion and research especially in the field of management and organizational development. More often than not, such discussions and or research work focuses on the issue of quality of leadership, ability of leader or leadership effectiveness or leadership styles. The main objective of this study is to examine the effect of leadership style on organizational performance of college of education Hong, Adamawa State. The study adopted survey research design, the total population of the study is 220, while sample size was 138 determined using Tero Yemani formula. The instrument used for collecting data from the respondents is the questionnaire, and the data collected from the respondent was analyzed and tested using regression analysis at 0.05 level of significance. The results revealed that democratic, autocratic, laissez faire and transformational leadership styles has significant effect on organizational performance in the study area (Î² = 0.843, Î² = -0.961, Î² = -0.968, Î² = 0.380, P < 0.05). The analysis revealed that there is significant relationship between democratic leadership style and organizational performance. Since employees will exercise self-direction if they are committed to the objectives, the leaders share power with employees in the college, also is been noted that employees helps the leaders in framing the rules, regulations and guidelines for the college and the leaders often asked employees for their vision regarding their job and then use their vision in appropriate place. Democratic leadership style has been the best practicing leadership style in College of Education, Hong due to the responses gathered from the responded. The study therefore, recommends that since most of the respondents affirmed that democratic leadership style is the most frequently used leadership style practice in College of Education, Hong. Therefore, there is need for the management to continue practicing democratic leadership in their day-to-day operations, nevertheless other forms of leadership style should also be applicable where and when necessary.
Keywords: Effects, leadership style and organizational performance.
Journal Name :
EPRA International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (IJMR)
Published on : 2021-08-24