AN APPRAISAL OF LEADERSHIP STYLE AND ITS EFFECTIVENESS IN ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE A CASE STUDY OF NKALAGU CEMENT COMPANY (NIGERCEM) PLC

ABSTRACT
This research on An appraisal of leadership and its effectiveness in organizational performance with particular reference to NIGERCEM company Nkalagu, style operational in NIGERCEM presently and its effectiveness as a means of achieving organizational and national goals.
In carrying out the research therefore, reference was made to sources including some related literature.
In addition, questionnaire method was extensively employed to gather the necessary data for the study. This supported with other forms of collecting data such as books and consultation to the company’s libraries. Although getting information through some of these sources was not easy, the researcher therefore acknowledge some limitations which mighty in one way or the other affect the result of its research.
After the collection of the data it was used to present, analyze, and interpret the data. At the end, some findings based on the data were made which among others is that the most popular style of leadership operational in NIGERCEM is participatory form of leadership, although  it was also found out that most managers in NIGERCEM use to compensate their subordinates by giving additional responsibilities but falling to align such as recommendation for promotion. Pay increases, and there is no  proper provision for training of such workers to enable them carry out effectively the added responsibility. 
Based on the major findings, some recommendations for improvement was derived which among other is that there is need for adequate provision of training facilities for both the workers and mangers as this would go a long way in improving their performance 
As also noted, involvement of workers in taking certain decisions establishment of effective communication between managers and their subordinates would go a long way in strengthening the cordial relationship the organization and this would enable the company meet most of their set goals.


PROPOSAL
This research on an appraisal of leadership styles and its effectiveness in organizational performance with particular reference to NIGERCEM company Nkalagu, Enugu state is intending to determine and assess the leadership style operational in NIGERCEM presently and its effectiveness as a means of achieving organizational and national goals.
In carrying out this research therefore, reference is made to source including some related literature. In addition, questionnaire method is intensively employed to gather the necessary data for the study. This supports with others forms of collecting data such as books and consultation to the company’s libraries. Although getting information through some of these sources is not easy, the researcher therefore acknowledge some limitations which may in one way or the other affect the result of the research. The collection of data is present, analyze and interpret the data. It is also to find out that most managers in NIGERCEM use to compensate their subordinates by giving additional responsibilities but falling to align such action with adequate incentives such as recommendation for promotion. Pay increases, and there is no proper provision for training of such workers to enable them carry out effectively the added responsibilities.
Also to note the involvement of workers in taking certain decisions establishment of effective communication between managers and their subordinates to a go a long way in strengthening the cordial relationship in the organization and thus will enable the company meet most of their objective set of goals.


TABLE OF CONTENT
Title page -   
Approval page -  iii
Dedication -   iv
Acknowledgement -  v
Abstracts - - vi
Proposal -   viii
Table of Contents -  x
CHAPTER ONE
1.1 Introduction -  1
1.2 Statement of the problems -  2
1.3 Research questions - 3
1.4 Objectives of the study - 4
1.5 Significance of the study - 4
1.6 Scope  and limitations - 5
1.7 Definition of terms - 6
1.8 Hypothesis -  7
1.9 References -  9

CHAPTER TWO: 
Literature Review -  10
2.1 The concept if leadership - 10
2.2 Theories of leadership - 16
2.3 The trait approach to leadership -  19
2.4 The situational approach to leadership - 20
2.5 Leadership behaviour and styles - 28
2.6 Leadership effects - 31
2.7 Determination of leadership styles - 33
2.8 References -  37

CHAPTER THREE: 
Research Design and Methodology -  38
3.1 Sources of data - 38
3.2 Interview method - 39
3.3 Secondary sources - 39
3.4 Population of the study - 40
3.5 Determination of sample size -  40
3.6 Procedure for gathering data -  42
3.7 Validity and Reliability of measuring instrument - 42
3.8 Data treatment technique - 43
3.9 References -  44

CHAPTER FOUR: 
Data Presentation and Analysis - 45
4.1 Distribution and collection of questionnaires - 45
4.2 Analysis and interpretation of questionnaires - 45
4.3 Test of Hypothesis - 54
4.4 References -  58

CHAPTER FIVE: 
Findings, Recommendations and Conclusion - 59
5.1 Summary of the findings - 59
5.2 Conclusions -  61
5.3 Recommendations - 63
5.4 Summary and areas of further study - 65
Bibliography - 66
Questionnaire - 69



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APA

Possibility, A. (2018). AN APPRAISAL OF LEADERSHIP STYLE AND ITS EFFECTIVENESS IN ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE A CASE STUDY OF NKALAGU CEMENT COMPANY (NIGERCEM) PLC. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/an-appraisal-of-leadership-style-and-its-effectiveness-in-organizational-performance-a-case-study-of-nkalagu-cement-company-nigercem-plc-8356

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Possibility, Aka "AN APPRAISAL OF LEADERSHIP STYLE AND ITS EFFECTIVENESS IN ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE A CASE STUDY OF NKALAGU CEMENT COMPANY (NIGERCEM) PLC" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/an-appraisal-of-leadership-style-and-its-effectiveness-in-organizational-performance-a-case-study-of-nkalagu-cement-company-nigercem-plc-8356. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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Possibility, Aka . "AN APPRAISAL OF LEADERSHIP STYLE AND ITS EFFECTIVENESS IN ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE A CASE STUDY OF NKALAGU CEMENT COMPANY (NIGERCEM) PLC". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 13 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/an-appraisal-of-leadership-style-and-its-effectiveness-in-organizational-performance-a-case-study-of-nkalagu-cement-company-nigercem-plc-8356 >.

Chicago

Possibility, Aka . "AN APPRAISAL OF LEADERSHIP STYLE AND ITS EFFECTIVENESS IN ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE A CASE STUDY OF NKALAGU CEMENT COMPANY (NIGERCEM) PLC" Afribary (2018). Accessed June 13, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/an-appraisal-of-leadership-style-and-its-effectiveness-in-organizational-performance-a-case-study-of-nkalagu-cement-company-nigercem-plc-8356