THE IMPACT OF LEADERSHIP ON EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE

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THE IMPACT OF LEADERSHIP ON EMPLOYEE  PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF PHCN

ABSTRACT

Employee performance is an importance building block of an organization but leadership is Central to the effectiveness of any organization. Leadership is geared at guiding and supervising the on the job performance and responsibilities of subordinates to achieve organizational goal. No organization could stand the test of time without effective leadership and leadership structure. This study investigated the impact of leadership on employee performance with particular reference to PHCN. Primary and secondary data was used. Five research questions and two hypothesis guided the study with the population of 160 respondents. Simple percentage was used to analyze the data  generated. The study revealed that the leadership style of leaders and participation of employee in decision making impacts positively on employee performance. Recommendations were made among which is that leadership development programs should be encouraged to help build leadership qualities among individuals with an organization

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