Task Oriented Leadership Behaviors

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This chapter discusses the methodology that had been adopted in the research. Research methodology is a framework of methods or procedures which function as the guideline to conduct a research. According to Rudestam and Newton (2007), the goal of research methodology is to provide a clear and complete description of the specific steps to be followed. The research methods were designed to achieve the stipulated research objectives which were to identify the perceptions of employees to their supervisors’ leadership behaviour based on the relation oriented leadership behaviours and task-oriented leadership behaviours, as well as to determine the relationship between the leadership behaviours with the Quantity Surveying firm’s performance.…show more content…
The development of the post-industrial revolution, the information age and globalisation are changing the nature of leadership. Leadership is one of the basic characteristics of abilities that lead to a competent quantity surveyor attempted by Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) and the leadership is one of the best ways to enhance QS’ professionalism, with leaders serving as role model for the staff (Abdul-Rahman et al., 2012). One of the critical success factors that would lead to project success is human management factor, including providing a cohesive team and leadership, good human relationship, and a comprehensive communication management plan (Abdullah,…show more content…
H1: The perception of employees towards their supervisors’ leadership behaviour is task-oriented leadership behaviour.
H0: The perception of employees towards their supervisors’ leadership behaviour is relation-oriented leadership behaviour.
R2: What are the relationships between the leadership behaviour with the Quantity Surveying firm’s performance?
H2: There is a relationship between the leadership behaviour with the Quantity Surveying firm’s performance.
H0: There is no relationship between the leadership behaviour with the Quantity Surveying firm’s performance.

3.4 Research Methodology

The primary data collected in this research was through quantitative approach, where questionnaires were distributed to collect the information required. The questionnaire was selected as the research instrument for this study as to identify the perceptions of employees towards their supervisors’ leadership behaviour and to determine the relationship between the leadership behaviour with the Quantity Surveying firm’s

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