International Journal of Business and Social Science

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


Effect of Leaders’ Styles of Decision Making on Perceived Organizational Effectiveness: An Example from Pakistan
Faqir Sajjad Ul Hassan, Prof. Dr. Bahadar Shah,  Tariq Zaman, Malik Ikramullah, Imran Ali Shah

This paper aims to examine the extent to which styles of decision making approaches in resource allocations influence the perceived organizational effectiveness. In this study we concentrated on all 24 higher education institutions in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. However, a perceptual data was taken from 302 senior faculty members and administrators based on disproportion stratified random sampling technique. The collected data was submitted to multiple regression model using a software package namely SPSS. The resultant output of regression model showed that rational/collegial style of decision making positively influences organizational effectiveness. Conversely, autocratic/political style of decision making negatively influences organizational effectiveness. Discussion of these findings followed by implications, limitations, direction for future research and conclusion are presented subsequently in the article.

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