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

Aishah Tamby Omar, and Ungku Norulkamar Ungku Ahmad, (2018) Impact of leadership styles on psychological distress and job satisfaction among employees in Sabah. MANU (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 > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: SCHOOL > Centre for the Promotion of Knowledge and Language Learning
Depositing User: MDM SITI AZIZAH IDRIS
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2020 00:23
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2020 00:23
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/25800

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