THE EFFECT OF LEADERSHIP STYLE ON WORKERS’ MOTIVATION AND PERFORMANCE
This study is on the effect of leadership styles on workers’ motivation and performance in an organisation. The research report has been divided into three sections, which are as follows: Chapter one is the introduction, it consist of information dealing with the general description of the area of study, statement of the problem, purpose of the study, relevant research question, scope and limitations of the study, significance of the research problem, definition of key terms. Chapter two deals with the various literature reviewed by the researcher on the subject of the study and other studies on the effect of leadership styles on workers’ motivation and performance in an organisation and consist of historical background, conceptual frame work, current literature, related literature practical in the environment. Chapter three deal with the summary of findings, recommendation, conclusions and suggestions for further studies. The third chapter covers the summary, the research findings and was concluded with necessary recommendations.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
v Table of Content
General Description of the area of study
Statement of Problem
1.3 Purpose of the study
Scope of the study
Limitation of the study
Significance of the study
Definition of key Terms
Background of the study
Leadership Style and Organizational Performance
Leadership: Management Styles
Likers’ Style of Management
Leadership Styles of Blake and Mouton (Managerial Grid)
Lewins: Three Basic Leadership Styles
Performance Linked with Leadership Styles
Leadership Style and Position in the Management Hierarchy in an Organization
Approaches to Leadership in an Organization
Theories of Leadership
Douglas McGregor: Theory X and Theory Y
Behavioural Leadership Approach
Theory Z Style of Management
Organizational Factors for Theory Z
Related Literature Practical in an Environment
Functions of Leadership in an Organization
Summary, Conclusion and Recommendation
Summary of the findings
Conclusion drawn from findings
Recommendation base on conclusion
Suggestion for further studies
GENERAL DISCRIPTION OF THE AREA OF STUDY
Leadership style is a key determinant of the success or failure of any organization. A leader is person who influences, directs, and motivates others to perform specific tasks and also inspire his subordinates for efficient performance towards the accomplishment of the stated corporate objectives. Leadership style is the manner and approach of providing direction, implementing plans, and motivating people.
Most firms and businesses organisation consist of employers and employees or, put differently, management and staff or leaders and followers. Most of them are goal oriented. In order to achieve the desired objectives, there must be an interaction between employers and employees (or management and staff or leaders and followers). The leadership style that characterizes the interaction between leaders (or...
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