CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF POOR INSTITUTIONAL LEADERSHIP (CASE STUDY OF FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC OKO)

AUTHOR: OKEILE OMOGBAI KENNY-JOE 

DEPARTMENT: POLITICAL SCIENCES

AFFILIATION: NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA

This study is targeted toward assessing the causes and effects of poor leadership in public organizations. It is an important fact that most public organizations face the nagging problem of leadership and thus negatively affecting their level of effectiveness and efficiency especially in relation to their stated objectives. Public organization are established by law to actualize certain constitutional objectives but it is quite sad that these objectives are often hampered as a result of poor leadership and managerial skills. Since the issue of leadership is of utmost interest to the researcher, he is being motivated to find out the causes and associated effects of poor leadership in public organizations. The study was designed in form of survey researcher using a five point scale with a sample population of sixty-two respondents made up of staff of the federal polytechnic Oko in Anambra state. The responses obtained were analyzed using percentages and the major findings of the study revealed that corruption is a major cause of poor leadership in public organization, and that low productivity is a major effect of poor leadership in public organizations. It was therefore recommended that people in leadership positions should shun greed, develop a high sense of priority and discipline so as to be able to fight corruption in our public organizations.

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