Leadership challenges and followership issues in private organization

Mazlini, Mazelan (2019) Leadership challenges and followership issues in private organization. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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This study aims to explore the leadership challenges and followership issues that has been faced among employees in private sector from Malaysian perspective. Followership and leadership concepts intended to complement each other. Organization may not have leaders without followers and outstanding leader born along outstanding followers. There are research questions were structured based on the objective and researcher come out with 6 questions as the interview guide for data collection through semi-structured interview. A total of informants are purposely chosen to fit the criteria as leaders and followers from private sector organization. The study was conducted using qualitative research design where the informants' understanding, styles and perspectives about leadership and followership in Malaysia were explored. The findings gathered from the interview sessions have answered the research questions stipulated in this study. Overall, employees from private sector organization still not familiar with followership concept compared to leadership. Informants define followers and followership equally important as leader, those who follow instruction and being in a group in an organization. This study has provided an overview of the leadership challenges that can be seen as tough and ways to resolve them. Moreover, follower issues i's also been highlighted in this study to achieve solution to it. This study also purposely wanted to know the importance of both leadership and followership to an organiation. Generally, future research need to be done to construct a proper model for the leadership challenge and issues of followers in Malaysian perspective.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2019
Uncontrolled Keywords: Leadership challenges, Followership issues, Private sector, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Faculties, Institutes, Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Unai
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2020 08:07
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2021 12:45
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/30538

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