An exploratory study of leadership and organizational behavior on workersʼ performance: Olawil wire industry Osogbo, Osun State
Leadership and organizational behavior on workers performance has direct and indirect influence on organization profitability whether public or private organization. Effective leadership is a crucial to organization growth. The central focus of this paper is to examine in detail how leadership and organizational behavior influence workers’ performance in Olawil wire industry limited Osogbo. The intention was to find a link between managerial leadership styles and employee job satisfaction. Following the review of the literature about leadership styles and employee performance, and the relation between the two, it was noticed that no studies had looked at the impact of managerial leadership style on employee performance in Nigeria. The work is an exploratory research design and adopts interviews as source of data collection. Thirty administrative Olawil staff were selected. My finding indicates that there are relationships between leadership style and workers performance in Olawil industry Osogbo, roles play by leadership cannot be quantified. The management guiding members on how to perform well, providing the facilities necessary for the performance of the workers activities, matching people properly with the activities they perform, rewarding people on the basis of their contribution towards the achievement of the organization goals and objective as well as aid effectiveness of management decision on workers performance. Equal opportunities are given to everyone to advance and progress on their chosen career. Workshops within the State were given to some selected staff to boost their profession. The study, therefore, recommended that, the leaders should improve in interpersonal relationship between the staff and the management team to ensure increase in performance and productivity.
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