The theme of the study is an evaluation of leadership style and its effects on employee’s attitude (a case study of Nike Lake Resort Hotel, Enugu).
Inadequate information and misconceptions about leadership styles that is appropriate in organizational structure perse have led to several ugly consequences strike actions, creation of informal group etc.
In order to achieve the above aims, research questions were used. The findings of the researcher were presented in tabular form and analyzed using simple percentages. The findings of the study revealed the following:
-That employees attitude to greatly affected by leadership style adopted by their leaders.
-That employees react to leadership style by creating informal group
-That in all respect employees is contingent on leadership which integrate, organization and employees objectives.
-The resultant effect of unpopular leadership in an organization results in workers strike and uncooperative attitude of the employees.
Based on the above findings the following were recommended:
-There should be awareness of the fact that employees at all levels evaluate their job and their leadership behaviour. Leaders should always try to influence and motivate employees for the survival of the organization.
-When formulating organizational polic, it is necessary that employees needs and aspirations are integrated.
-Management should encourage employees participation at lest in the work group, to partake in decision – making on areas that affect them most.
-The consent of those over whom the acquired power is exercised is necessary because of background, education and orientation that determine best leadership.
-The management should also endevour to establish and maintain a nice conflict resolving devices.
It is therefore believed that if the aforementioned recommendations suggested be seriously taken into consideration, it will go a long way in proffering solutions to some of the problems faced by organizational goal.
TABLES OF CONTENTS
Approval page ii
Table of Contents vi
1.0Background of the study 1
1.2Statement of problem 3
1.3Purpose of the study 4
1.5 Scope of study 6
1.6Research Questions 7
1.7Limitations of the study 8
1.8Definition of terms 10
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
2.1The concept of leadership 12
2.2Nature of leadership 15
2.3Types of leaders 21
2.4Leadership styles 24
2.6leadership as a speculative process 26
2.7leadership as ability to influence 28
2.8summary of literature review 30
3.2Area of the study 32
3.3Population of the study 32
3.4sample and sapling to Procedures 32
3.5instrument for Data collections33
3.6validity of Research Instrument 34
3.7Reliability of Instrument35
3.8Method of Data Collection 36
3.9Method of Data Analysis 36
4.0Data Presentation And Analysis 37
4.1presentation and Analysis40
4.2Test of Hypothesis40
4.3Summary of Findings (Result)45
5.0Discussions of Findings46
5.1Discussions of Findings46
5.2implication of the research Finding 47
5.4suggestions for Further Studies 49