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Title: The effects of leadership abilities (transformational and transactional leadership behaviors) and decision making abilities on job satisfaction and productivity in job of Thai female employees
Authors: Pradhan, Partha Pratin
Keywords: Leadership abilities
Leadership behaviors
Decision making
Job satisfaction
Productivity in job
Female employees
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Bangkok University
Abstract: This study examines the effects of leadership abilities (Transformational and Transactional leadership behaviors) and decision making abilities on the job satisfaction and productivity in job of Thai female employees. The specific area of the study was the casual effects of leadership abilities and decision making abilities on the job satisfaction and productivity in job of Thai female employees. The specific organizations under study were both private and public agencies. The specific population of the study was ordinary Thai Female Employees in service. The specific sampling area was Bangkok and its peripheral areas. The results showed that the model fit the data, was satisfactory. Analysis results indicated that 1) leadership abilities both (Transformational & Transactional leadership v behaviors) had direct, positive effects on job satisfaction; 2) leadership abilities both (Transformational & Transactional leadership behaviors) had direct, positive effects on productivity in job; 3) decision making abilities had direct, positive effects on job satisfaction; and 4) decision making abilities had direct, positive effects on productivity in job. Leadership abilities (Transformational leadership behaviors) were found to have high positive effect on job satisfaction and productivity in job, where as Leadership abilities (Transactional leadership behaviors) were found to have moderate positive effect on job satisfaction and productivity in job. It’s similar for decision making abilities, as it showed high effects on job satisfaction and productivity in job. The regression coefficient (R-square) gives a measurement of the influence and it shows in the study that there can be other factors that affect the study too, which is beyond the scope of this study. Both leadership abilities and decision making abilities were found to enhance the job satisfaction and productivity in job of Thai female employees. In addition Thai Female Employees should be given more opportunity and training to improve their leadership skills along with their decision making skills. Thai Female Employees with enough experience and abilities should be supported and encouraged for leadership positions in all types of organizations.
Description: Independent study (MBA)--Graduate School, Bangkok University, 2009
Subjects: Leadership--Thailand--Case studies
Job satisfaction--Thailand--Case studies
Decision making--Thailand--Case studies
Women employees--Thailand--Case studies
Advisor(s): Wuthichai Sitthimalakorn
URI: http://dspace2.bu.ac.th/jspui/handle/123456789/546
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