Publisher: University of Calabar

Leadership Styles and Organizational Productivity: An Assessment of Confluence Fertilizer Company Limited, Agbeji- Anyigba, Kogi State

Joseph A. Agada
KEYWORDS: Leadership Styles and Organizational Productivity: An Assessment of Confluence Fertilizer Company Limited, Agbeji- Anyigba, Kogi State

ABSTRACT:

Over the years, employers of labour have been experimenting with different plans in an attempt to relate effectively, the motivation of workers to their contributions to work. This is the basis of many courses in human relations where supervisors are advised to treat their subordinates as human beings. This means that the relationship between motivation and productivity has come under increasing study. Therefore, opinions and views about factors that influence productivity differs and with controversial conclusions. It is this controversy that spurs the interest in investigating the relationship between leadership styles and productivity in the Confluence Fertilizer Company Limited, Agbeji. Data for this study were collected from both primary and secondary sources using Questionnaires and oral interviews. The study revealed that there is no significant relationship between a worker’s perception of his boss’s leadership style and productivity in CFC, Agbeji. From the study, bosses do not give free hand to subordinates to participate in decision making process. The paper therefore recommends participative or democratic leadership style in the alternative

Over the years, employers of labour have been experimenting with different plans in an attempt to
relate effectively, the motivation of workers to their contributions to work. This is the basis of many
courses in human relations where supervisors are advised to treat their subordinates as human beings.
This means that the relationship between motivation and productivity has come under increasing study.
Therefore, opinions and views about factors that influence productivity differs and with controversial
conclusions. It is this controversy that spurs the interest in investigating the relationship between
leadership styles and productivity in the Confluence Fertilizer Company Limited, Agbeji. Data for this
study were collected from both primary and secondary sources using Questionnaires and oral
interviews. The study revealed that there is no significant relationship between a worker’s perception of
his boss’s leadership style and productivity in CFC, Agbeji. From the study, bosses do not give free
hand to subordinates to participate in decision making process. The paper therefore recommends
participative or democratic leadership style in the alternative


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