The management relationship and its effect on employees remains essential for effective organizational growth and development. Ethical and moral leadership set by management’s example clearly outlined by transparent guidelines of the expectations the organizational hierarchy has of its workers as part of the stakeholders of the company remains a fundamental aspect of this important business characteristic. ensured in an organization based on building of better employer and employee relationships. The following is an outline of the proposed dissertation on this fundamental topic of business practices providing the justification of the proposed investigation.
The characteristics of effective leadership/management in directing and achieving a common objective operates in a team effort by ensuring productive synergy among all members of the group. An organizational culture establishing, maintaining, and generating a specific vision of purpose carried out through the hierarchical of leadership/management practices directly and indirectly influences critical direction for all stakeholders including its human capital—its employees. Establishing an effective relationship between management and the workforce establishes a system of personal and professional development for all players. From the management sector of an organization this requires understanding the different aspects of how good leadership motivates employees in their role and that this role is understood and appreciated as the underpinning of the organizations’ growth and development. Doing so creates the opportunity for bringing out the best efforts for success through a well- orchestrated help synergy toward the expectations of growth in the organization. Managerial behaviour as effective leadership means motivating, encouraging, recognizing, and rewarding employees in this relationship. Having a clear overview of the effect of an organization’s success and failures in its leadership efforts through ongoing assessment allows differentiation of the process to fill identified gaps by correcting ineffective leadership practices. The following proposal for this dissertation is the outline for Chapter 1 that provides the blueprint for developing and completing the academic project.
Statement of the Problem
The problem centers on gaining a better understanding of the variety of factors affecting the essential role of the relationship that leadership/management develops with employees in a business organization directly influencing motivation, quality production, growth, and development of the company.
Aim of the Study
The aim of the study intends conducting a dissertation research indicating the impact of leadership/management within a business organization on employee behaviour associated with the desired outcomes for growth and development goals. The depth of the influence managers has on motivating the quality and amount of production workers engage is a critical aspect of a successful business. The aim of the study focuses on the following two goals:
Understanding the characteristics of effective leadership/management roles in a business organization influencing the relationship they have with employees’ expected behavior including motivation, quality production, as well as growth and development of the organization.
Assessing the behavior of employees aligned to the relationship they have with the organizational leadership/management.
Objective number 1: Determine how human nature and leadership relate one to the other.
Objective number 2: Determine the factors influencing employee behavior as a direct reaction to the organizational leadership/management relationship with the workers impacting their motivation, quality production, as well as growth and development of the company.
Objective number 3: Determine what aspects of effective leadership/management directly motivates employees.
The hypothesis of the proposed research for the dissertation is that effective leadership/management behavior directly influences the motivation, production quality of employees affecting the growth and development of the organization.
Significance of the Study
The significance of the study underpins the need for exploring through research providing data that brings better understanding and knowledge of what leadership/management characteristics effectively influence building a relationship with employees of mutual respect and trust. This is the kind of information that fills gaps in best management practices with the changing demographics of the global business scene in developing trends that indicate more focus on work forces as vital stakeholders.
Structure of the thesis
The thesis structure uses a mixed methodology with primary and secondary research. Development of a questionnaire survey is the primary method and model with a target population sampling of 150 employees from three business organizations. The questionnaire is designed with open ended questions for responses that explains each participant’s view of the influence their relationship with the leadership/management styles has on their production levels and motivation as stakeholder in the organization growth and development goals.
Secondary research explores existing literature on the subject accessing peer reviewed journals and credible academic sources including books and legitimate academic and professional Internet sources.
Scope and Limitation of the Study
The scope of the study centers on a specific target population focusing on the responses to specific open-ended questions providing qualitative data gathering aligned to real world activities. The limitation of the study using this methodology connects to the different responses and the degrees of detail that may prove irrelevant or even buried within details further proving useless. The need for coding the responses is problematic as some respondents may be more articulate than others so there is no means of quality control of the answers.
Definition of Terms
Organizational leadership – Refers to defining characteristics connected to leading a group toward achieving a common goal.
Influence – defines the capacity of leadership having an effect on the character, the development, and the behavior of something or someone… or the effect itself
Motivation — the general willingness or the desire of someone to do something; the reason(s) for a person acting or behaving in a specific manner.
Transparent – leadership having motive, feeling, and thoughts, easily perceived