IMPACT OF LEADERSHIP STYLE ON WORKERS PERFORMANCE IN AN ORGANISATION A CASE STUDY OF LAGOS STATE TELEVISION (LTV 8)


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ABSTRACT

The research topic examines the impact of leadership style on workers performance in an organization it is an obvious fact that leadership in any organization is very important and essential. An organsiation cannot survive without a good lead to cannot function without credible and competent leadership who would establish an organization and set a pace for the workers to follow.

 

Leadership has the responsibility of creating the right atmosphere for the organization as a whole and to pay special attention to problem areas. The right atmosphere could be realized depending on the circumstance at any given period.

The research topic shall be examined the impact of leadership style on workers performance.

 

The population for this study is Lagos State Television Corporation, LTV 8 comprise selected employees cutting across the various department or units of the corporation. Questionnaire shall be the major instrument for gathering information from the selected employees.

 

The questionnaire shall be randomly distributed among the selected employees.

 

The data so collected shall be analyzed using simple percentage. Result and discussion of the research shall be done bared on the data analyzed.

 

TABLE OF CONTENT

Cover page                                                                                               1

Abstract                                                                                                     2

Table of Content                                                                                                3

 

CHAPTER ONE                                                                                                5

1.1    Background to the Study                                                               5

1.2    Purpose of Study                                                                            6

1.3    Statement of Hypothesis                                                               6

1.4    Research Questions                                                                      6

1.5    Statement of Problem                                                                   7

1.6    Scope and Limitation of Study                                                      7

1.7    Significance of the Study                                                               7

1.8    Definition of Some Terms                                                              7

 

CHAPTER TWO                                                                                      9

2.1    Literature Review                                                                            9

2.2    Meaning of Leadership                                                                           9

2.3    Types of Leaders                                                                           11

2.4    Socio-Psychological Environment of Leader                             13

2.5    Qualities and Personality of Leadership                                                14

2.6    Some Theoretical Framework                                                       14

2.7    Leadership Styles                                                                           18

 

 

 

CHAPTER THREE                                                                                   23

3.1    Research Methodology                                                                           23

3.2    Sources of Data                                                                                       23

3.3    Determination of Population and Sample Size                                     24

3.4    Research Procedure and Method Analysis                                 24

 

CHAPTER FOUR                                                                                    25

Data Analysis and Interpretation                                                            25

4.1    Identification of Variables                                                              25

4.2    Data Analysis                                                                                  32

4.3    Interpretation of Data                                                                     44

 

CHAPTER FIVE                                                                                                46

Summary, Conclusion and Recommendation                                                46

5.1    Summary of Finding                                                                       46

5.2    Conclusion                                                                                      47

5.3    Recommendation                                                                           47

          Bibliography                                                                                    49

Research Questionnaire                                                                50

                    

 

 


 

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1    BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY

Leadership as a natural human indemnity has come of age whenever there are a group of people, a leader must emerge to direct the affairs of the group toward the achievement of identified objectives, Leadership can be conceptualized as the interpersonal influence exercises in a situation by means of communication process towards the achievement of particular goals. Leadership is part of management and there are many ways of looking at leadership. It may be exercised as an attribute of position or because of personal knowledge or wisdom. This therefore implies that leadership may be a function of personality of the individual (leader) or the position he is occupying in an organization, hence we can conclusively say that all managers are leaders.

Leadership is a dynamic process; it can be conceived as a behavioral category. The emphasis of leadership as an interpersonal behavior in abraider context often associated with the willing enthusiastic behaviour of the followers.

Leadership does not necessary take place within the hierarchy structure of an organization, many people operate as leaders without their role organization according to GRAHAM. (1974)

A leader often has great influence attitude and to make change more acceptable functional behaviour and achievement of the group that there is an effective leadership. The extent to which managers understand that motivate their subordinate and how motivation operates depends on the effectiveness of the leadership style of the leader.

 

1.2    PURPOSE OF STUDY

The purposes of study include the following:-.

1.      To analyze the impact of leadership style on workers performance in an organization like Lagos State Television.

2.      To identity the various types of leadership in existence and effects on workers performance towards achieving the goals of the organization.

3.      To identify the best leadership style if any. That can be adopted by Lagos state television towards the attainment of its goals and objectives.

 

1.3    STATEMENT OF HYPOTHESIS

There is no significant difference between leadership style and workers performance.

There is a significant difference between leadership style and workers performance.

 

1.4    RESEARCH QUESTIONS

For the purpose of the style the following research questions had been formulated.

I.        Is leader the r problem in improving performance?

II.       Is the leader responsible for creating the right atmosphere for the organization on a whole?

Ill.      Does communication effectiveness depend on the leadership style adopted by an organization?

IV.     Is the rate of labour turn over in an organization depend on the leadership style adopted?

V.      Is it true that the direction of an organization is fine-tuned by leaders behaviour style

 

1.5    STATEMENT OF PROBLEM

I.        The Lack of effective leader lowers employee productivity performance.

II.       That ability of the leaders to communicate effectively often makes workers to perform.

Ill.      That exemption on the part of the leadership acts as a guideline for workers to follow and hence improve their performance.

 

1.6    SCOPE AND LIMITATION OF STUDY

The study examines impact on workers performance in organization in general and Lagos state Television (LW 8) in particular. However, the study is limited by several constrains principally time, cost and access to the information.

 

1.7    SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY

i.        This study would help in highlighting how a manager can adopt a style or combine the different styles of leadership in any given situation in order to be an effective and successful leader.

ii.       The analysis of findings and recommendation would provide a basis for the management of the organization under study.

 

1.8    DEFINITION OF SOME TERMS

i.        AUTHORITY: it is the legitimate right to use resources to accomplish stated objectives.

ii.       LEADERSHIP: this term has been defined in various ways by different authors and scholars.

iii.      LEADERSHIP STYLES: This refers to a pattern of management behaviour to integrate personal and organizational interest and efforts in pursuit of the organization objectives.

iv.      MANAGER: is a person who attempts to achieve the stated goal of the organization by directing human activities (materials, machines, money and information) in the production of goods and services OMONIYI F.A.O.

v.       MOTIVATION: Omoniyi F.A.O defined motivation as a process of including motive that create enhancement of positive response which unliminates in productivity in the work place.

vi.      QUESTIONNAIRE: this is .a list designed and served on respondents to be filled or completed them in order o enable the researcher conduct on investigation into a given subject of inquiry.

 

 

 


 

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