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Tranformational Leadership Behavior and it's Effectiveness from Subordinates' Perception: A Study of Kedah State of Welfare Department

Nadwatul Husna, Mustapha (2009) Tranformational Leadership Behavior and it's Effectiveness from Subordinates' Perception: A Study of Kedah State of Welfare Department. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Leadership behavior plays an important role especially to subordinates as a back bone of the organizational effectiveness. Despite, the importance of leadership behavior to subordinates, past studies on leadership behavior was mainly focused on general style of leadership behavior from subordinate perception. So extended from the research, this research are focused more on specific type of leadership behavior known as transformational leadership and its effectiveness from subordinate perception and it had
been scope on leaders in public services which is Kedah State of Welfare Department. This research focused on public service leaders because there is a need to find out
whether they practice transformational leadership and whether this contributes to their effectiveness from the perspective of their subordinates. Specifically the objective of the study is to examine whether transformational leaderships behavior is significantly related to leaderships' effectiveness from subordinates' perspective. This study used close-ended questionnaire in gathering the data at Kedah State of Welfare Department. The data has been distributed to employees of Kedah state of Welfare Department and 90 were returned. The data were analyzed using Pearson's product moment correlation and the
findings indicate there are strong correlations between each dimension of transformational leadership behavior and leaders' effectiveness.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : Pangil, Faizuniah
Item ID: 2081
Uncontrolled Keywords: Leadership Behavior, Transformational Leadership, Subordinate Perception, Public Services
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor. > HD28-70 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: College of Business (COB)
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2010 01:13
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:14
Department: College of Business
Name: Pangil, Faizuniah
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/2081

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