The Evaluation of Leadership Styles in Relationship to Job Performance

The Evaluation of Leadership Styles in Relationship to Job Performance

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This correlational dissertation is designed to investigate the relationship between managers' leadership styles and subordinates' job performance. The methodology is anchored in a comparison between a fixed leadership style and a variable pertaining to job performance and required learning skills. A description of the leadership style associated with each research subject will be used to establish a baseline to measure a subordinate's performance. A sample of test scores will be collected and evaluated based on a point scale matrix. The researcher, based on the results of this research, will retain or reject the suggestion that certain leadership styles, as identified by the Path-Goal Theory model, have better results when associated with the performance of one's subordinates. It is the intent of this researcher to indicate, based on measurable results, that certain leadership styles improve or sustain subordinate output and performance. Based on the results of the research, successful leadership styles will be identified that are best suited for the aviation security environment. Additionally, the research results will be used to identify leadership styles, identified by the Path-Goal Leadership model, which may be used to enhance the manager/subordinate work relationship.Based on particular managerial leadership styles, as identified by using the Path- Goal theory, this researcher attempted to validate that a manager using a certain leadership style will have a less successful subordinate workforce. Additionallyanbsp;...

Title:The Evaluation of Leadership Styles in Relationship to Job Performance
Author:William B. Walsh
Publisher:ProQuest - 2009


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