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Personal Values and Leadership Style Orientation Among Owners and Managers of SMEs in Kedah and Penang

Noorhani, Ismail (2010) Personal Values and Leadership Style Orientation Among Owners and Managers of SMEs in Kedah and Penang. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Personal values and leadership styles have attracted much attention in the literature. Despite their importance, the review of the small business literature reveals limited studies have strived to investigate the relationship between personal values and leadership styles orientation among owners and managers of the SMEs. This study initiates an attempt to address this issue. In attempting to address this issue, this study examined the relationship between personal values and leadership styles orientation among owners and managers of the SMEs. By using mail questionnaires, the data for the study was collected from 68 SMEs. Finding of the study indicated that there is relationship between personal value and leadership style orientation. In addition, the results of the study also suggested significant difference between gender and leadership style orientation.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Managers, Personal Values, Leadership Style
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor.
Divisions: College of Business (COB)
Depositing User: Mr Husni Ismail
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2011 09:21
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:16
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/2543

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