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An Examination of Followership Traits in Iranian Small Firm Performance

Aliabadizadeh, Sara (2009) An Examination of Followership Traits in Iranian Small Firm Performance. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

The purpose of this quantitative research was to determine if there is a significant relationship between followership roles in relation to levels of organization performance by using followership traits. Surveys were completed by 208 employees from different kind of organization, which
included the completion of the related questionnaire designed with four parts. First part is related to organization performance, second part is about followership specific roles, third part is about holistic personality type and the last part related to the power of followership.
This research provided findings indicating that a significant positive relationship exists between followership roles and the organization performance. Of specific interest is the effect witnessed between the
followership role and followership traits with higher reported levels of organization performance.By knowledge of dispersal of data which is gathered from questionnaire it is
possible to analysis the data with correlations and multiple regression method.Based on the current study's findings, organizational structures that are designed to enhance followership, especially as it relates to helping followers achieve exemplary status, might be expected to promote higher levels of organization performance. Suggestions concerning further research on the subject of followership are offered.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : UNSPECIFIED
Item ID: 1877
Uncontrolled Keywords: Industrial Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Followership, Leadership
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor. > HD58.9 Organizational Effectiveness.
Divisions: College of Business (COB)
Date Deposited: 23 May 2010 06:32
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:13
Department: College of Business
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/1877

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