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The Effect of Leadership Style on Organizational Commitment Among Academic Staff in Yemeni Universities

Saeed, Sameh Adel Abdo (2011) The Effect of Leadership Style on Organizational Commitment Among Academic Staff in Yemeni Universities. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Previous studies have documented the importance of the leadership style on the organizational commitment. This study is investigated the effect of leadership style on the organization commitment and attempt to figure out the relationship between the constructs. However, this study was conducted in Yemen context specifically among public academic staff in Yemeni Universities. The aim of this study is to examine the effect of leadership styles (transformational & transactional) on organizational commitment (affective, continuous, and normative). A total 105 staff of public universities in Yemen were participated in this study in order to investigate the relationship between the dependent and independent variables of this study. The result of this study shows that there is a positive significant relationship between the transformational leadership to all dimension of organizational commitment. The result also find that transactional leaders are positive by significant relate to all dimension of organizational commitment.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Leadership Style, Organizational Commitment, Academic Staff
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor. > HD58.9 Organizational Effectiveness.
Divisions: College of Business (COB)
Depositing User: Mr Husni Ismail
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2012 02:56
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:18
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/2792

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