[Effect of Leadership Communication on Organisational Behaviour
34 Pages Posted: 7 Apr 2021
Date Written: April 6, 2021
The study examined the effect of leadership communication on organisational behaviour a qualitative cross-sectional survey design was used to review extant literature. The study revealed that effective leadership communication has a significant influence on organizational behaviour in all three referents, namely the organisation, the direct subordinates and other workers. The study revealed that effective leadership communication entails respectful leader treatment of employees in the act of communicating with them. Leaders who respectfully communicate with people positively influence employees which elicit good organizational behaviour. The study revealed that transformational leaders use effective leadership communication strategies to influence employees’ motivation and by extension appropriate organizational behaviour. The study revealed that transformational leaders use charisma in their effective leadership communication to influence employees for desired/appropriate organizational behaviour. It is obvious and conclusive from the study that effective leadership communication strategies positively influence employee motivation and engender good organizational behaviour. The study, recommends that corporate organisations’ leaders take the following steps: (a) evaluate their communication strategies, (b) incorporate effective communication strategies into their employee motivation tools, (c) practice the communication strategies daily as they develop each of them, and (d) evaluate the implemented communication strategies to determine usefulness. Organisations’ leaders can improve their employees’ motivation by practicing the positive influential communication strategies revealed in this study.
Keywords: Leadership Communication, Leadership, Communication, Organisational Behaviour, Communication Strategies
JEL Classification: SSRN_ID3820943_code1928507
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