Impact of leadership styles on employee commitment
This course is based on the article, Impact of leadership styles on employee organizational commitment, by S. Clinebell, et al. The article describes a research study that examined the relationship between transformational, transactional and passive avoidant leadership styles. The study also examined the relationship between the three leadership styles and three dimensions of organisational commitment, i.e. affective, continuance and normative commitment.
The educational aim of this module is to enable learners to adopt leadership styles that promote affective, continuance and normative commitment.
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:
1. Have a clear understanding of:
- The dimensions of employee commitment
- The impact that employee commitment has on organisational performance and effectiveness
- The important role of leaders in promoting organisational commitment among employees
- The attributes of different leadership styles
2. Be able to:
- Distinguish between affective, continuance and normative commitment
- Analyse the factors that contribute to the different dimensions of organisational commitment
- Compare the attributes of transformational, transactional, passive-avoidant and laissez-faire leadership styles
- Determine the limitations on the use of contingent award for goal achievement
- Evaluate the impact of the different leadership styles on employee commitment.
Instruction for this Module
- Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz at the end. The web link takes the learner directly to the article in PDF format. Learners can also save and/or print the article for convenient off-line reading.
- You need to pass the quiz and complete the course rating to generate the module certificate at the end
- You have three attempts to pass the quiz
- The pass grade is 70%
- Please click on the CPD certificate link to claim your certificate and to update your CPD Manager
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