Individual factors, organizational factors and preferred leadership styles among managers within Mpigi district local government
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The main purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between Individual Factors, Organizational Factors and Preferred Leadership Styles among Managers within Mpigi District Local Government. The study's main objectives were to find the relationship between individual factors, organizational factors and preferred leadership styles. A correlational research design was deployed for the study and this made it possible to explore the interrelationships between variables .Sampling of this study comprised 70 respondents and included both managers that were both male and female using stratified random sampling. Data were analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Scientists (SPSS) and Pearson correlation coefficient were used to test for the significance of the hypotheses. As a result of this study, there was a significant positive relationship between organizational factors and preferred leadership styles and still a positive relationship between individual factors and preferred leadership styles. The analysis included five factors that showed a premise that they could have an impact on the efficiency of the leadership style of managers: sex, gender, years of experience, organizational culture, setting the level of management, management area, the nature of the economic activity of an organization, and the number of direct subordinates.