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Title: EFFECT OF LEADERSHIP BEHAVIOUR ON LABOUR (EMPLOYEES’) TURNOVER : A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES

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Title:
EFFECT OF LEADERSHIP BEHAVIOUR ON LABOUR (EMPLOYEES’) TURNOVER : A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES
Author Name:
Dr SATOPE Bola Funmilayo , Dr. AKINTUNDE Temitope Sade, Mrs.Olopade,Bosede C
Abstract:
The study focused on the influence of leadership behaviour on labour turnover. The main objective of the study is to analyse the relationship between leadership behaviour and employees labour turnover.The Problem is that most institutions have been witnessing high staff turnover which has been associated with many problems. This study examines the challenges and problems being experienced by the employees and institutions through the leadership behaviour witha case study of Nigerian universities. The specific objectives are therefore to: analyse the relationship between leadership behaviour and employees decision and investigate the influence of leadership behaviour on labour turnover and examine the respondents’ perception of leadership behaviour as it affects labour or workplace management.The study is based on the behavioural style theory of leadership using both primary and secondary data. A total of 148 respondents were selected for the study from Nigerian Universities. The study is limited to the independent variable: leadership behaviour and dependent variables: employees and labour turnover. The study analyses the data collected using regression and statistical analysis using tables and percentage. This study is significant in helping to determine how leadership behaviour influence employees turnover so as to attain organisational goal. So, managers in organisations will find it useful as the appropriate strategies for improving organisational management. At the same time the findings of this study will help in improving the management of the workplace to improve the labour turnover for organizational growth and development. The study revel high relative influence of leadership behaviour on employees turnover and also established that leadership on employee turnover. The study makes recommendations towards employees’ workplace management to reduce labour turnover.The findings also suggest that organizations should have the right person (with ability) to do the right job and give employees suitable training to increase their job performance and ability. Besides that, managers as supervisors should always take actions that will improve their workers wellbeing. That is, organizations should always take active step in: providing strong leadership and mentoring for staff members, building working conditions that are conducive and provide challenging and stimulating work assignments.
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