LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIA PUBLIC SECTOR

A STUDY OF ABIA STATE OIL PRODUCING AREA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION (ASOPADEC)

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  • RAYMOND NWAPI O. Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, Abia State University, Uturu, Abia State, Nigeria. Author

Keywords:

Leadership, Organizational Performance, Public Sector, Democratic Leadership Style, Employee Discipline, Autocratic Leadership Style

Abstract

This study examined leadership and organizational performance using Abia State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (ASOPADEC) as the focal point. The study was carried out to determine the significance of different Leadership styles on employee commitment to duty, employee dedication and organizational productivity/expansion. In line with the above, two research objectives, and two research questions were formulated. The researcher employed descriptive survey research design and questionnaire served as the instrument of data collection. The data collected were subjected to statistical test using simple percentage. The findings revealed that there is significant relationship between democratic leadership style and employee discipline; and there is significant relationship between autocratic leadership style and employee retention in organization. Based on the findings, it was recommended that organizational leaders especially in public corporation – like ASOPADEC – should always employ democratic Leadership style which will have positive impact on employee performance. More so, organizational manager should adopt consultative and participatory Leadership approach that can motivate the employees to perform their functions effectively.

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Published

31-01-2024

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RAYMOND NWAPI O. (2024). LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIA PUBLIC SECTOR: A STUDY OF ABIA STATE OIL PRODUCING AREA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION (ASOPADEC). Journal of Human, Social and Political Science Research, 3(6). https://ssaapublications.com/sjhspsr/article/view/158

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