Does a Transformational and Transactional Leadership Style Predict Organizational Commitment among Public University Lecturers in Nigeria?

Jamilah Othman, Kabeer Abdullahi Mohammed, Jeffrey Lawrence DSilva


The purpose of this study is to seek the relationship between leadership styles and organizational commitment among Nigerian public university lecturers. Survey research design was employed to collect data from one hundred and fifty one (151) Nigerian public university lecturers currently undergoing their post-graduate studies in selected Malaysian universities. The study established that the leadership styles of top management in Nigerian universities influence organizational commitment among the lecturers. It is hope that the findings of the study will be a guide for the relevant authorities in Nigeria in drafting policies in the universities.

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