EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORPS (NYSC) KOGI STATE

Jibril Mahmud 115 PAGES (19850 WORDS) Project
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Abstract

The study aimed at evaluating the impact of effective leadership on organizational performance in Nigeria using National Youth Service Corps Kogi State office. The evaluation was done through the use of questionnaire and structured interview question, tailored towards: determining the impact of effective leadership on the performance of the organization; assessing the effect of the relationship between effective leadership and organizational performance in promoting maximization of the objectives of the organization examining whether three are leadership obstacles that hamper organizational performance in the Kogi Sate NYSC; finding out if there are possible way of enhancing organisational performance in the Kogi State NYSC. The study employed survey research design in the work. The questionnaire was structured in five point scale in line with the objectives set out to be achieved in the study. The instrument was checked for reliability using test-re-test method. A sample size of 82 was selected from a total population of 103 and stratified random sampling was used to select the respondents. The data generated from the field survey were presented and analysed using quantitative method like frequency distribution tables and simple percentage (%). The test of hypothesis was performed using chi-square statistical test. The result arising from the primary data tested at 0.05 co-efficient interval and degree of freedom revealed that there is positive and significant relationship between effective leadership and organizational performance in NYSC Kogi State. The study also revealed that there are no leadership obstacles that hamper organisational performance in the Kogi State NYSC resulting from the structure of the organisation management. However, the study revealed that in-spite of the above, there are other factors that affect organizational performance. These factors are lack of good office, equipments, insufficient funds and poor work environment. Again, the work also revealed that in the Kogi State NYSC there are possible ways of enhancing organisational leadership for effective performance. Above all, the study revealed that there are no empirical evidence to show the relationship between effective leadership and organisational performance. In view of the above, since it is people that make up organisation therefore, it has been recommended among others that all those things the people need to enable them perform at high level should be put in place for them.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page

i

 

Approval page

ii

 

Certification page

iii

 

Dedication

iv

 

Acknowledgement

v

 

Abstract

vi

 

Table of Contents

viii

 

List of Tables

xii

 

Chapter One

 

 

 

Introduction

1

 

1.1

Background of the Study

1

 

1.2

Statement of the Problems

3

 

1.3

Objectives of the Study

5

 

1.4

Significance of the Study

6

 

1.5

Scope of the Study

8

 

1.6

Limitation of the Study

9

 

Chapter Two

 

 

Literature Review and Methodology

11

 

Review of Related literature

11

 

2.1

Introduction

11

 

2.2

The relationship between effective leadership and

 

 

 

organizational performance

12

 

2.3

Conceptual clarification

14

 

2.4

Leadership and Motivation

15

 

2.5

Motivation and Job Performance

18

 

2.6

Leadership effectiveness and job performance

20

 

2.7

Leadership Style

22

 

2.8

Organisational performance

24

 

2.9

How to measure organizational performance

25

 

2.10

Leadership and communication

27

 

2.11

Characteristic and qualities of good leadership

30

 

2.12

Managing Subordinates in Organisations

36

 

2.13

Summary of the Review of Related Literature

38

 

2.14

Methodology of the Study

39

 

2.15

Hypotheses

45

 

2.16

Theoretical Framework

45-48

 

 

Chapter Three

 

 

 

Introduction

 

 

3.0

Background to the National Youth Service Corps

 

 

 

Scheme Corps Scheme

49

 

3.1

Objectives of the Scheme

51

 

3.2

Functions of National Youth Service Corps

52

 

3.3

National Youth Service Corps State governing Board

53

 

3.4

State Secretariat

54

 

3.5

Local Government committee on the NYSC

55

3.6

Organisational Structure of NYSC Kogi Sate

56

3.7

Occupation of the people of Kogi State

58

3.8

Geography of Kogi State.

59

 

Chapter Four

 

4.0

Introduction

61

4.1

Data presentation and Analysis

61

4.2

Presentation of Data

61

4.3

Data Analysis

83

4.4

Discussion of Findings

88

 

Chapter five

 

Summary of major findings, conclusion and recommendations

 

5.1

Introduction

93

5.2

Summary of major Findings

93

5.3

Conclusion

94-96

5.4

Recommendations

96-97

5.5

Contribution to knowledge

97-98

5.6

Suggested Area for future Research

98-99

 

Bibliography

100

 

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APA

Jibril, M (2020). EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORPS (NYSC) KOGI STATE. Afribary.com: Retrieved August 11, 2020, from https://afribary.com/works/effective-leadership-and-organizational-performance-a-case-study-of-national-youth-service-corps-nysc-kogi-state

MLA 8th

Mahmud, Jibril. "EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORPS (NYSC) KOGI STATE" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 15 Jul. 2020, https://afribary.com/works/effective-leadership-and-organizational-performance-a-case-study-of-national-youth-service-corps-nysc-kogi-state . Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

MLA7

Mahmud, Jibril. "EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORPS (NYSC) KOGI STATE". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 15 Jul. 2020. Web. 11 Aug. 2020. < https://afribary.com/works/effective-leadership-and-organizational-performance-a-case-study-of-national-youth-service-corps-nysc-kogi-state >.

Chicago

Mahmud, Jibril. "EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORPS (NYSC) KOGI STATE" Afribary.com (2020). Accessed August 11, 2020. https://afribary.com/works/effective-leadership-and-organizational-performance-a-case-study-of-national-youth-service-corps-nysc-kogi-state