International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Effects of Leadership Behaviours of Academicians who are at Manager Position in Tourism Departments of Universities Offering the Undergraduate on Organizational Commitment of Employees
Arzu Gürdoğan, Şenol Çavuş

The aim of this research was to investigate the effects of leadership behaviours of higher education administrators offering undergraduate degrees in tourism on organizational commitment of instructors. In the research, questionnaire was used as data collection method. The data was obtained from 198 academicians of 21 state universities in Turkey. In data collection; two scales; “organizational commitment scale” and “leadership behaviour scale” were used. In order to measure the academicians’ organizational commitment, Mowday, Steers and Porter’s organizational commitment scale was used. In order to determine the leadership behaviours of the administrators, the differences among their leadership behaviours and where these differences were if there were any, Leadership Effectiveness Analysis developed by Robert Kabacoff was used. In data analysis, statistical methods were used; reliability analysis, percentage, frequency, arithmetic means, standard deviation, correlation, two-way ANOVA, independent t-test and regression. These analyses were performed by using SPSS for Windows 15.0 package programme.

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