Assessment of leadership empowering behavior and organizational commitment in SMEs: a case study of hotel industry

dc.contributor.authorChacha, Ghati Joseph
dc.date.accessioned2020-03-14T08:46:30Z
dc.date.available2020-03-14T08:46:30Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.descriptionAvailable in print form, East Africana Collection, Dr. Wilbert Chagula Library, Class mark (THS EAF HD62.7.C7.C4772)en_US
dc.description.abstractThis study assessed the leadership empowering behavior and organizational commitment in Tanzania’s hotel industry. The study was conducted in Dar es Salaam involving 150 hotel workers. The quantitative research approach was adopted in which a self-administered questionnaire was used for data collection. Data was analyzed using descriptive statistics, correlation and multiple regression methods. The findins supported the three hypotheses tested to show that leading by example.participative decision making, coaching, informing and showing concern are predictors of leader empowerment behaviors and organization commitment. Results also show that leadership empowering behavior is significantly and positively related to organization commitment. On the basis of these findings, it is recommended that the management of hotel service in Tanzania must practice leadership by example, ensuring participative decision making, coaching, informing and showing concern to hotel industry employee. In order to ensure leadership empowerment behavior and organization commitment, there must be long term and sustainable improvement in leadership.en_US
dc.identifier.citationChacha, G.J.(2015) Assessment of leadership empowering behavior and organizational commitment in SMEs: a case study of hotel industry. Master dissertation, University of Dar es Salaam. Dar es Salaam.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://41.86.178.5:8080/xmlui/handle/123456789/7790
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherUniversity of Dar es Salaamen_US
dc.subjectSmall businessen_US
dc.subjectManagementen_US
dc.subjectLeadershipen_US
dc.subjectHotel industryen_US
dc.subjectTanzaniaen_US
dc.titleAssessment of leadership empowering behavior and organizational commitment in SMEs: a case study of hotel industryen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
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