Mathematics Teachers’ Leadership Styles and Learning Motivation among Secondary School Students in Cross River State, Nigeria (Published)
The study investigated Mathematics teachers’ leadership styles and learning motivation as perceived by secondary school students in Calabar Education Zone of Cross River State. The study utilized descriptive research design. Three research questions were asked to guide the study. Sample size was five hundred and ninety nine (599) SSII students randomly selected from 49 public secondary schools through stratified random sampling technique. Mathematics Teachers’ Leadership Styles and Learning Motivation Questionnaires (MTLSMQ) with reliability coefficient of 0.74 were used to gather data for the study. Data was analyzed using descriptive statistics and multiple regression statistical technique. Result showed that there is significant positive relationship between teachers’ leadership styles and students learning motivation. Based on the findings, ,it was recommended among others that training programme on leadership and general attitude to work should be organized for mathematics teachers in particular and teachers in general. This will help them to realize that they are leaders in the classroom.
The Impact of Leadership Style on Organizational Productivity: A Cases Study of National Hospital, Abuja (Published)
This research study focused on the impact of leadership style on organizational productivity. This study looks forward to know that reactions of staff toward leadership and also about workers performance in a Hospital firm. The objective of this study includes but not limited to: To identify the various6 types of leadership styles adopted by managers. To ascertain the environment forces influencing the adoption of such styles. To determine the predominant leadership strategic adopted by manager and to determine the efficiency of such styles in achieving organizational objective in these organization. The study was carried out on two perspectives in the historical method involves oral interview and questionnaires to ascertain what motivated leadership style in a firm. To achieve these objectives, primary and secondary data were collected using well constructed questionnaire the analyzed data in tubular from showing response and percentage; the outcome discussed and summarized that research identified as one of its objectives. That auto star gallery has hierarchical leadership structure. It was discovered that leadership of whatever style has a great influence on the general performance of the subordinates. As part recommendations, researcher suggested that competent personnel should be appointed to handle any leadership position. Also appointment into leadership positions should be directly on. It should be on political influence and/ or nepotism. In conclusion since good leadership enhance the achievement of organizational goals and objective and attracts love and respect from the subordinates. Any person in leadership position should imbibed good leadership qualities. It is further recommended that they should avoid insignificant correlation between management practices of leadership planning and organizational effectiveness does not imply dysfunctional effect of these practices but suggests the need for effective planning and effective leadership to achieve the desired level of effectiveness.