IJSSH 2016 Vol.6(7): 496-499 ISSN: 2010-3646
DOI: 10.7763/IJSSH.2016.V6.698

Change-Centered, Employee-Centered and Product-Centered Leadership Behaviours and Organizational Commitment

Anisah Alwi, Raja Munirah Raja Mustapha, Abdul Kadir Othman, Siti Asiah Md. Shahid, and Farah Syazreena Azmi
Abstract—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.

Index Terms—Change-centered, employee-centered, leadership behaviour, product-centered, organizational commitment.

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: anisah@puncakalam.uitm.edu.my, farah2070@salam.uitm.edu.my).
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: sitia348@puncakalam.uitm.edu.my).

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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.

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