The Impact of Leadership on Organizational Performance
Awwal Muhhammad Shafiu1, Halimah Abdul Manaf2, Sakinah Muslim3
1Awwal Muhammad Shafiu, Shool of Government, Universi Utara Malaysia, Kedah, Malaysia.
2Halimah Abdul Manaf, Shool of Government, Universi Utara Malaysia, Kedah, Malaysia.
3Sakinah Muslim, Shool of Government, Universi Utara Malaysia, Kedah, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 02 August 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 07 August 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 September 2019. | PP: 7573-7576 | Volume-8 Issue-3 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: C6158098319/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.C6158.098319
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Abstract: Organizations are established with certain specific aims and goals which are directly reflected in the vision and mission of the organizations. Public organizations are also established with specified goals and objectives to be attained. This study investigates the effect of organizational leadership on the organizations level of performance. For the purpose of this study, a survey research was employed and data was generated primarily through the use of questionnaire, focus was given to academic staff of the Nigeria’s University and the leadership of the various faculties and departments. Data generated was tested using correlation and the result reveals that to a large extent the leadership style employed has affected timely achievement of stated goals by academic staff. Also it was revealed that the leadership of the organization does not promote academic staff exceeding their stated goals. It was recommended that; appropriate leadership style should be adopted by the leaders of the various faculties and departments so that the workers will be able to guarantee timely result delivery also the leadership styles by the faculty and departmental heads should be reviewed to enhance staff ability to exceed their set targets.
Keywords: Employees, Leadership, Organization, Organizational performance.
Scope of the Article: High Performance Computing