Oprite Malvan Iyalla, Cross Ogohi Daniel
This study has investigated the relationship between leadership styles and organizational performance and drawing evidences from a survey of selected medium scale enterprises in the FCT. The major objective is to determine the effect of leadership styles on employee’s inspirational motivation, commitment and the market share; to investigate effects of leadership styles on the overall organizational survival. The study will immensely benefit organizations as it espouses the strategic role of leadership in driving organizations’ performance. Various leadership styles were considered relevant in this study: autocratic, bureaucratic, charismatic, participative, laissezfaire, transformational and transactional leadership styles. Conceptualizing the study, leadership and organizational performance took center stage of discourse while past empirical studies were reviewed along lines of the study objectives. The study employed a survey design using primary data through the use of questionnaire administered randomly to a sample of 223 respondents derived using Taro Yamane’s formula from a population of 502 employees of the selected enterprises. A multiple regression model was formulated for data analysis using the Statistical Program for Social Sciences (SPSS) software version 20. Collected data were presented, analyzed and interpreted. Tables were used for data presentation while the formulated regression model served to test hypotheses. Findings indicate that there is significant effect of leadership style on the performance of selected medium scale enterprises in Abuja. This implies that leadership style (autocratic, bureaucratic, transformational, charismatic, democratic, servant and transactional) contribute significantly to the performance of selected medium scale enterprises in Abuja. The study recommended that selected medium scale enterprises should continue to apply leadership style in terms of autocratic, bureaucratic, transformational, charismatic, democratic, servant and transactional depending on the situation since these leadership style ensure adequate and effective increase in performance.
administrative science, public contracts, disabled, mathematics methods, European directive, the Czech Republic
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Oprite Malvan Iyalla, Cross Ogohi Daniel. (2023) Effect of Leadership Style on Organizational Performance: A Survey of Selected Medium Scale Enterprises in FCT, Abuja, Nigeria. International Journal of Economics and Management Systems, 8, 55-67