AN EXAMINATION OF LEADERSHIP STYLES AND THEIR EFFECTIVENESS IN THE ORGANIZATION PERFORMANCE
TABLE OF CONTENT
Title Page i
Approval Page iv
Table of Content viii-ix
Chapter One: Introduction
Background of Study
Statement of the Problem
Objectives of the Study
Significance of the Study
Scope and Limitation of the Study
Operational Defination of Terms
Chapter Two: Literature Review and Theoretical Framework
2.2 Concept of Leadership
2.2.1 Types and Qualities of Leadership
2.2.2 Leadership Style
2.3 Functions of a Good leadership
2.4 Effects of Leadership Styles in Keffi local Government as an Organization
2.5 Theoretical Framework
Chapter Three: Research Methodology
Method of Data Collection
Population and Sample Size
Questionnaire Distribution and Collection
Chapter Four: Data Presentation and Data Analysis
4.2 Data Representation Result
4.3 Testing of Hypothesis
Chapter Five: Summary Conclusion and Recommendation
This research project aims at investigating leadership Styles and work productivity in an organization: A study of Keffi Local Government Council. Some of the topics dealt with are summarized in the research and findings are stated accordingly.
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
- BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY
Leadership is an important aspect of management. Indeed it exists in various segment of the population that is studies, military, business, home, mosque, church, etc.
Leadership is only one part of management the two terms are not interchangeable. While leadership is an important part of management, particularly at the supervisory level, a good manager or leader must have conceptual and technical skill as well as human leadership skill.
A leader who is successful at directing worker to strike toward group objective, which he has identified goals are attainable and can be periodically achieved.
The word leadership can be regarded as influence or process of influencing people so that they will strive willing and in flusiatcally toward the achievement of group goals or organizational goals, there are certain designable traits or style which makes a leader to be effective for example charisma, foresight, initiative, integrity persuasiveness and intevigence etc.
Leaders can be replaced if we could identify the style associated with leadership then our ability to select effective leadership behavior and a technique is therefore improved.
Nevertheless, leadership is both effectuate that bond works group together and the catalyst that triggers employer’s motivation. As a result of this, the leader’s straight comes primarily from the support of the sub-ordinates; without their support and co-operation, the leader finds It practically impossible to reach the planned objective and the come generally in effect.
Moreover, leadership occurs within a specific situation. In the social setting there is a person, a position and a situation despite all that has been written about leadership, these has been no consensus concerning the primary role, or function of leadership.
Finally, leadership becomes necessary in all area of management either in trading concern or non-trading organization because it help those who direct others or influence others to know why it is necessary to allow fairness and justice in their decision making.
1.1 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
Leaders, in most of the organization are political appointees who may not be professionally competent; these political appointees interfere in the day to day activities of the organization. As a result of these political and in-competent interference, many organizations cannot perform their responsibility effectively and efficiency, in most organizations. There are poor leadership systems. As a result of improper control and directives become rampart in most of the organization. Poor attitude of leadership toward obligation also militate against efficiency.
1.2 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
The purpose of this project work as to give an in-depth research or examination of leadership style effectiveness in the organization performance: Some of the objectives are as follows:
- To identify some of the general characteristic of a leader and show the situation in which a group find its seat in determining the choice of a leader.
- To determine how the leaders behavior affects the behavior of others in different fields.
- To examine the various ingredients and function of leadership.
- To examine the factors affecting leadership styles and
1.3 RESEARCH QUESTIONS
- How dose effective leaders gain the power to control and influence other to achieve organization objectives?
- How can the behaviors of leaders affect the behaviors of their subordinates?
iii. What are the various ingredient and function of leadership?
- What are the major problems associating with leadership and how they can be solved?
1.4 RESEARCH HYPOTHESIS
Presented below is a set of hypothesis used for this research work.
Ho: Style of leadership does not determine the attainment of organization goals and objective.
1.5 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
Apart from the fact, it will also be useful to companies and organizations, this is because the country is striving hard to make necessary effort to improve leadership style in all the sectors of the organization and this would help the economic growth and development of Nigeria.
1.6 SCOPE AND LIMITATION OF THE STUDY
The research work covers the major factors, which leaders need to know, this includes the style of a good leader to improve productivity and attainment of the organizational goals and also to meet the team of expert, the behavior and style of leader well as the existing type of leadership.
There are certain constraints, which were encountered during the course of this study.
1.7 OPERATIONAL DEFINITION OF TERMS
The following terms are hereby briefly defined
- Leader: A leader is defined as someone who guides others action and opinion, it’s also entail one who checks activities of others in any big enterprise.
- Leadership: leadership is defined as the prominent of one or few individual in a group which is the process of control and co-ordination.
- Organization: Is a system by which managers coordinate human and materials resources within the formed structure of task or authority.
- Style: Can be defined as a way of performance in an organization, in order to retain satisfies her customer according to their demand.