Leadership Pattern in Uncertainty Conditions and Its Impact on the Organizational Identification: Comparative Applied Study on Government Sector in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Mo'tasim Al-Zaghlawan, Shadi Al-Saraireh, Ayat Al-Hunaiti, Ibrahim Khanji


The study aimed to investigate  leadership styles in uncertainty conditions  and its  impact on organizational identification  in government sector in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan .The study used the descriptive analytical approach, through a questionnaire that was designed in accordance with study objectives and hypotheses .The study population consisted of  employees in all ministries and government institutions amounting (254442) employees.ِِ A stratified sample amounting (500) employees was select, 500 questionnaires were distributed to sample's subjects. The study concluded a set of findings: The results showed that the leadership democratic style is the most commonly used in government ministries and public institutions.. While transactional style was the less common one. Sample’s subjects attitudes regarding organizational identification were medium Results showed that there is a medium perception among workers for importance of readiness for uncertainty, also results showed public institutions superiority ministries in of leadership styles implementation, with surpass of democratic leadership style on both. There was a significant impact of leadership styles on organizational identification. Laissez-faire, and transactional; have the most prominent impact on organizational identification; finally results indicate that uncertainty increase leadership styles ability in explaining the difference in organizational identification upon studying leadership styles collectively and individually. The study recommended that leaders need to adopt the powers authorization principle, and to empower employees to take decisions, and to involve employees in action plans preparations in order to improve their performance.

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