PERCEPTION OF MANAGEMENT'S LEADERSHIP STYLE AND EMPLOYEE JOB SATISFACTION (A STUDY OF 50 SMEs IN LAGOS STATE)

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ABSTRACT

This research was carried out to examine the Perception of Management's Leadership Style and Employee Satisfaction in the Study of 50 SMEs in Lagos State. The notable objectives for this study include measuring the leadership styles in the selected SMEs in Lagos state. Examining the level of employees' job satisfaction. Examining the influence of leadership style on the performance of the staff of selected SMEs in Lagos State. The population of study involves set of entire employees of SMEs in Lagos state to which findings were generalized. The sample size was 150 employees which constitute three employees each from the 50 SMEs in Lagos State, which was selected from the population using a judgmental sampling. The data used for the study were collected from primary source through the use of a self-structured questionnaire. The data generated for the study were analyzed with both descriptive (percentages) and Regression Analysis was used to test the hypotheses through SPSS. The hypotheses tested showed that there is a significant relationship between measure of leadership style and employee performance. Also, There is significant relationship between employee job satisfaction and employee performance. It was recommended that Transformational leadership was seen to have a positive effect on the significant subscales of job satisfaction. Transactional leadership also had a positive effect on the significant subscales of job satisfaction and laissez-faire leadership had a positive effect as well on the significant subscales of job.

           

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page                                                                                                                                i

Certification                                                                                                                            ii

Dedication                                                                                                                              iii

Acknowledges                                                                                                                                    iv

Abstract                                                                                                                                  v

Table of Contents                                                                                                                   vi

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION                                                                               

1.1      Background of the Study                                                                                                                                     1

1.2      Statement of the Problem                                                                                                                                    3

1.3      Objectives of the Study                                                                                                                                         3

1.4      Relevant Research Questions                                                                                                                              4

1.5      Relevant Research Hypothesis                                                                                                                           4

1.6      Significance of the Study                                                                                                                                     5

1.7 Scope of the Study                   5

1.8                                               Definitions of Terms                 6

   References

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW

2.1    Preamble                                                                                                                        10

2.2    Theoretical Framework                                                                                                  10

2.3    Empirical Review of Previous Work                                                                             30

References

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3.1    Preamble                                                                                                                        48

3.2    Research Design                                                                                                            48

3.3    Population of Study                                                                                                        48

3.4    Sampling Procedure and Sample Size                                                                           49

3.5    Data Collection Instrument and Validation                                                                  49

3.6    Method of Data Analysis                                                                                              50

3.7    Limitation of the Methodology                                                                                     50

References

CHAPTER FOUR: ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF DATA

4.0    Preamble                                                                                                                        52

4.1    Presentation and Analysis of Data according to respondents’ Personal Information   52

4.2    Presentation and Analysis of Data according to Research Questions                           57

4.3    Test of Hypothesis                                                                                                         62

References

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

5.0       Preamble                                                                                                                     71

5.1       Summary                                                                                                                     71

5.2       Conclusion                                                                                                                  72

5.3       Recommendations                                                                                                      73

5.4       Suggestions for Further Studies                                                                                 74

Bibliography

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APA

Gbenga, F (2019). PERCEPTION OF MANAGEMENT'S LEADERSHIP STYLE AND EMPLOYEE JOB SATISFACTION (A STUDY OF 50 SMEs IN LAGOS STATE). Afribary.com: Retrieved January 19, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/perception-of-management-s-leadership-style-and-employee-job-satisfaction-a-study-of-50-smes-in-lagos-state

MLA 8th

Fayemiwo, Gbenga. "PERCEPTION OF MANAGEMENT'S LEADERSHIP STYLE AND EMPLOYEE JOB SATISFACTION (A STUDY OF 50 SMEs IN LAGOS STATE)" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 24 Sep. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/perception-of-management-s-leadership-style-and-employee-job-satisfaction-a-study-of-50-smes-in-lagos-state . Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

MLA7

Fayemiwo, Gbenga. "PERCEPTION OF MANAGEMENT'S LEADERSHIP STYLE AND EMPLOYEE JOB SATISFACTION (A STUDY OF 50 SMEs IN LAGOS STATE)". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 24 Sep. 2019. Web. 19 Jan. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/perception-of-management-s-leadership-style-and-employee-job-satisfaction-a-study-of-50-smes-in-lagos-state >.

Chicago

Fayemiwo, Gbenga. "PERCEPTION OF MANAGEMENT'S LEADERSHIP STYLE AND EMPLOYEE JOB SATISFACTION (A STUDY OF 50 SMEs IN LAGOS STATE)" Afribary.com (2019). Accessed January 19, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/perception-of-management-s-leadership-style-and-employee-job-satisfaction-a-study-of-50-smes-in-lagos-state