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Impact of leadership styles on psychological distress and job satisfaction among employees in Sabah

Omar, Aishah Tamby and Ungku Ahmad, Ungku Norulkamar (2018) Impact of leadership styles on psychological distress and job satisfaction among employees in Sabah. MANU: Jurnal Pusat Penataran Ilmu Dan Bahasa (PPIB), 27 . pp. 169-184. ISSN 2590-4086

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Abstract

This research was aimed at determining the effects of toxic leadership on psychological distress and job satisfaction. Data were collected from among 200 employees who are working in the public sector in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The empirical results through Pearson Correlation found employees’ psychological distress indicating a positive relationship with toxic leadership. Meanwhile it was found that there is negative relationship between toxic leadership and job satisfaction. This study provides a strong evidence that could help the top management and individuals in the public sector to find strategies to prevent a growth of toxic leadership.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:toxic leadership, psychological distress, job satisfaction, public sector, leadership
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:Management
ID Code:81976
Deposited By: Yanti Mohd Shah
Deposited On:30 Sep 2019 17:00
Last Modified:08 Oct 2019 14:40

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