Relationship between Leadership Styles and Affective Commitment among Employees in National Anti-Drugs Agency (NADA)

Raemah Abdullah Hashim, and Bushro Ahmad, and Azahari Jamaludin, (2017) Relationship between Leadership Styles and Affective Commitment among Employees in National Anti-Drugs Agency (NADA). Global Business & Management Research, 9 . pp. 39-51. ISSN 1947-5667

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Purpose: The objective of this study is to investigate the relationship between different leadership styles, specifically Islamic, authentic and transformational leadership with affective commitment in National Anti-Drugs Agency (NADA). Design/Methodology/approach: This study used quantitative research approach and a total of 373 completed samples were collected. The respondents were asked to evaluate their supervisors' leadership styles and their affective commitment towards the agency. Descriptive and regression analysis were conducted and the questionnaire was adapted from past studies. Findings: The results revealed that all the leadership styles if analyzed individually have significant relationships with affective commitment. On the other hand, when multiple regression analyses were conducted to investigate the relationship of the overall three different leadership styles on commitment, the results indicated that the R2 and Beta values denoted a stronger relationship with affective commitment. Practical Implication: This study suggests that if all the leadership styles of transformational, Islamic and authentic leadership were amalgamated the revelation of achieving higher employees' affective commitment will be realized. Thus, managers or leaders who are required to develop effective strategies and competencies should possess all the qualities of the transformational, Islamic and authentic that would benefit the organization in reducing employee turnover and improving customer satisfaction. Originality/value: There is a growing aspiration among researchers to study on what types of leadership style that is most suited to public organization. This research thus, examines the leadership style that would help increase the affective commitment of its employee in order to accomplish the agency vision. There is limited empirical study in this domain. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Fulltext of the article is available in OUM Library Digital Collection
Uncontrolled Keywords: Leadership, Employees, Regression analysis, Customer satisfaction, Government business enterprises
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF5549.5 Personnel management
Divisions: Cluster of Business & Management
Depositing User: Shahril Effendi Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2020 09:21
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2020 09:21

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