The Relationship between Dominant Leadership Behaviour of Deparment Leader and Job Satisfaction among Lecturers in Training Institute

Nazirah Binti Kamal Ruzaman, Seri Syahliliana Binti Sakka


There are a lot of conflicts occur between lecturer and the management organization or the authority in learning institution. Conflicts that occurred between them arise because of the criticism from a group of unsatisfied lecturer towards the failure, also the unsmooth of the management lead by their respective leader. Therefore, a research entitled "The Relationship between Dominant Leadership Behavior of Department Leader and Job Satisfaction among Lecturers in Training Institute" being done. The method of study is quantitatively and questionnaire had been used as the research instrument, This research had been done towards lecturers in five different training institute are Kuantan, Muar, Pedas, Kuala Terengganu and Kota Bharu. Total amount of respondent, also play role as the lecturer is 177 and they were selected indiscriminately. Pearson Correlation Analysis and mean score had been used to get the link between tested variables. All the research data had been analyzed using Statistical Packages for Social Sciences (SPSS) software version 11.0 by calculated correlation and mean score. The outcome of the finding shows that Dominant Leadership Behavior of Department’s Leader are person that is very confident with the mean = 4.10 and sd = 0.590. Job satisfaction among the lecturers is in the high level with the mean = 3.94 and sd = 0.647. There is a significant correlation between the Dominant Leadership Behaviour of Dapeartment's Leader and Job Satisfaction among Lecturers in Industry Training Institute with the r value 0.712. [n conclusion, Deparment's Leader in Industry Training lnstitute very important to have a confident and good charismatic. It can be showed by the high level of the job satisfaction among the lecturers.

Keywords: Concept of leadership, types of leadership, job satisfaction

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