ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE, LEADERSHIP STYLE AND EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AS PREDICTORS OF QUALITY OF WORK LIFE AMONG BANK WORKERS IN IBADAN, NIGERIA

Adeyemo D. A., Dzever Linus Terry, Nyananyo Julius Lambert

Abstract


The effects of organizational climate, leadership style and emotional intelligence on the quality of work life were investigated in this study. The participants were two hundred and fifty bank workers drawn from selected commercial banks within Ibadan metropolis. Three research questions and hypotheses were raised in the study. Four valid and standardized instruments were administered on the participants. Pearson product moment correlation, multiple regression analysis and analysis of variance were used to analyse data at 0.05 level of significance. The result shows that the three independent variables when combined were effective in predicting quality of work life. The three variables contributed significantly to quality of work life of the participants with leadership styles as the most potent predictor in the study.. the result also show there was also a significant difference in quality of work life among participants with Democratic, Autocratic and Laissez faire leadership with contributions of democratic style being the most potent. Based on the findings, it is suggested that management should take into cognizance the importance and roles of emotional intelligence and leadership styles in enhancing quality of work life among employees

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