Effect of Leadership Style On Organizational CommitmentAuthors: Olayide Abosede Aina, MBA, DM and Kewal K. Verma, Ph.D.
Company: Esteamop Consulting and BCA International
Date Published: 2/6/2017 Conference: Pan Pacific Symposium
Data was collected using preexisting validated instruments and a demographic questionnaire. A total of 166 middle managers participated in the quantitative correlational research study. Descriptive statistics, Pearson correlation coefficient, the analysis of variance (ANOVA), and multiple regression analysis were used to analyze the data. The results indicated a significant relationship between leadership style of the senior managers and organizational commitment of the middle managers. Organizational commitment was found to be higher for middle managers whose senior managers exhibited transformational leadership style than those with transactional and laissezfaire leaders. Demographic variable age moderated the leadership style and organizational commitment of the middle managers. An essential recommendation of the study is the need for further research involving more than one communications organization to enhance the generalizability of the results.
Employees, Empowerment, Leader, Leadership, Motivation, Organizational Commitment
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