Influence of Leadership Behaviour and Goal Accomplishment of Workers in Private And Public Sports Organisations In Nigeria
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Journal of Research and Contemporary Issues in Human Kinetics and Health Education
The main focus of this study was to determine the influence of leadership behaviour on goal accomplishment of workers in private and public sports organisations in Nigeria. the organizational variables studied were autocratic, democratic and laissez-faire leadership behaviours I public and private sports organisation in Nigeria. Three hypothesis were postulated and tested in the study. The descriptive research design was adopted for the study. A total of four hundred and eighty (480) participants were used as sample in the study. They were selected through a stratified random sampling technique. Two research instruments designed as “Organisational Climate Questionnaire” (OCQ) and “Personal Goal Attainment Questionnaire” (PGAQ) with reliability co-efficient of OCQ 0.85 and PGAQ 0.89 were used for study. The data collected and collated were used to develop a descriptive statistic of simple percentage, mean, standard deviation in presenting the data collected. The inferential statistics of one-way analysis of variance were used in testing the hypotheses at 0.05 significant level. The scheffe test procedure was used in ascertaining the difference between all pairs of means. The findings obtained showed that autocratic leadership behaviour influenced workers goal accomplishment in small and large private, small and large public sports organisation. It further showed that democratic and laisser-faire leadership behaviour influenced goals accomplishment of workers in private and public small and large sports organisation, although there exists difference in the influence of leadership, behaviour on worker’s goal accomplishment among the sports organisations. It was recommended that leaders should adopt the leadership behaviour that will enhance workers goal accomplishment. There is no ideal leadership behaviour, therefore workers should learn to adjust favourable to many leaderships behaviours as as exhibited by leaders in sports organisation.
Goal accomplishment , Leadership behaviour , Private sports organisation , Public sports organisation , Workers , Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES::Social sciences::Education
Ogunsemore, M.A. (2016). Influence of Leadership Behaviour and Goal Accomplishment of Workers in Private And Public Sports Organisations In Nigeria. Journal of Research and Contemporary Issues in Human Kinetics and Health Education. 3. (1). 51-65