LEADERSHIP RELATED VARIABLES INFLUENCING JOB PERFORMANCE OF STAFF IN DELTA STATE POLYTECHNICS LIBRARIES, NIGERIA
Anyaobi, G.; Nina-okpousung, M. O. and Akpoma, O.
Journal Title:Journal of Research in Education and Society
This study investigated the leadership related variables influencing job performance of staff in Delta State Polytechnics Libraries. The research employed a descriptive survey design. The population of this study consists of all the polytechnics library workers in Delta State; which include professionals, Paraprofessional and non-professionals. The population consists of seventy-five library workers. The instrument used for collecting data for this study was questionnaire entitled "leadership related variables influencing job performance questionnaire" (LRFIJPQ). Simple percentage was used for data analysis. The research revealed among others that participative and democratic leadership styles has more positive influence on staff performance. Hence, it is plausible to encourage among library leaders to adopt participatory and democratic leadership style in the management of library staff in their various institutions as this would enhance their staff performance.