Leadership Competencies Desired by Employers of Business Education Graduates for Effective Job Performance in Business Organizations

  • CA Oduma
  • CM Ile


One hundred and sixty top management and senior administrative staff of selected business organizations in Anambra State, Nigeria were surveyed to ascertain the leadership competencies they desire of business education graduates for effective job performance. The survey made use of a 15 item structured questionnaire and had 84/4% response rate. Data collected and analysed led to the view that the possession of honesty and integrity helps leaders behave ethically and earn the trust and confidence of subordinates. It was recommended that the business education programme need to be broadened to encompass the desired leadership performance competencies.

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eISSN: 2070-0083
print ISSN: 1994-9057