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The Leadership Profile of Nigerian Construction Project Managers

Ameh, Oko John and Odusami, K. T. (2014) The Leadership Profile of Nigerian Construction Project Managers. Scientia Iranica, Transactions A: Civil Engineering , 21 (4). pp. 1241-1248.

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Abstract

The study aimed at presenting the leadership characteristics of Nigerian construction professionals involved as team leaders on building projects. Sixty construction project managers who were based in the Nigerian cities of Lagos and Abuja were selected for the study. A questionnaire was designed to collect data on 11 variables pertaining to the leaders including professional grouping, age, educational and professional quali�cations, industrial experience, overseas training, overall training, personality, leadership style, style range and effectiveness. Descriptive statistics were used for the analysis of the data obtained. One-way analysis of variance and Chi-square were used to test the study hypotheses. Notable findings include: Majority of the project leaders exhibited consensus leadership style, overwhelming majority style range support high task/high relationship behaviour; there was no significant relationship between the project leader's professional background and his leadership style, and there was no significant relationship between project leader's professional background and effectiveness.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Construction; Effectiveness; Leadership styles; Professionals; Project managers; Nigeria
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
Depositing User: Mr Solomon Bayoko
Date Deposited: 31 Dec 2014 12:13
Last Modified: 31 Dec 2014 12:13
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/3199

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