The Influence Of Leadership Styles On Employee Creativity in Ghana's Telecommunication Industry

ABSTRACT

 The objective of the study was to understand how leadership styles influence employee creativity in Ghana’s telecommunication industry. Guided by literature reviewed on componential theory of creativity and the leader-member exchange (LMX) theory, data was collected from three hundred and thirty five (335) employees using a semi structured questionnaire. The study used the quantitative research approach. Data collected was analysed using both descriptive and inferential statistics. The study found a positive relationship between authentic leadership style and employee creativity. Transactional leadership style observed similar findings. Further, authentic and transactional leadership style observed positive influence on employees’ creativity. However, authentic leadership style was found to be the dominant leadership style in the telecommunication industry that enhances employee creativity in Ghana.It was recommended that leaders could also influence their followers’ creativity by altering their leadership style to authentic or transactional in accordance with the given situation to achieve organizational goals. Again, as managers exercise their leadership function, they need to be groomed to exhibit these traits of leadership styles as and when the need arises in order to provide the necessary training needed for organizational survival. Future research should consider the influence of organizational culture of the telecom companies in relation to leadership styles and employee creativity. 

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APA

DODUWA, N (2021). The Influence Of Leadership Styles On Employee Creativity in Ghana's Telecommunication Industry. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-influence-of-leadership-styles-on-employee-creativity-in-ghanas-telecommunication-industry

MLA 8th

DODUWA, NANA "The Influence Of Leadership Styles On Employee Creativity in Ghana's Telecommunication Industry" Afribary. Afribary, 05 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-influence-of-leadership-styles-on-employee-creativity-in-ghanas-telecommunication-industry. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

MLA7

DODUWA, NANA . "The Influence Of Leadership Styles On Employee Creativity in Ghana's Telecommunication Industry". Afribary, Afribary, 05 Apr. 2021. Web. 20 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-influence-of-leadership-styles-on-employee-creativity-in-ghanas-telecommunication-industry >.

Chicago

DODUWA, NANA . "The Influence Of Leadership Styles On Employee Creativity in Ghana's Telecommunication Industry" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 20, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-influence-of-leadership-styles-on-employee-creativity-in-ghanas-telecommunication-industry