—This study is aimed at examining the relationship
between leadership behaviours (change-centered,
employee-centered and product-centered) and organizational
commitment among academic staff; to determine the frequency
level of leadership behavior of deans; and the level of agreement
of organizational commitment among academics. A total of 240
academics from three faculties in one public higher institution
in Selangor, Malaysia were selected to participate in this study.
The results show that only two components of organizational
commitment (normative and affective) are significantly related
to all three leadership behaviour components. Findings also
indicate that the highest frequency of leadership behavior
which is change-centered and the highest level of agreement on
organizational commitment is affective commitment.
leadership behaviour, product-centered, organizational
Anisah Alwi, Raja Munirah Raja Mustapha, Abdul Kadir Othman, and
Farah Syazreena Azmi are with the Faculty of Business Management,
University Technology Mara Puncak Alam, 42300 Puncak Alam, Selangor,
Malaysia (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org,
Siti Asiah Md. Shahid is with the Institute of Business Excellence,
University Technology Mara Shah Alam, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor Darul
Ehsan, Malaysia (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: Anisah Alwi, Raja Munirah Raja Mustapha, Abdul Kadir Othman, Siti Asiah Md. Shahid, and Farah Syazreena Azmi, " Change-Centered, Employee-Centered and Product-Centered Leadership Behaviours and Organizational Commitment," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 6, no. 7, pp. 496-499, 2016.