Leadership Styles Followed in Banking Industry of Bangladesh: A Case Study on Some Selected Banks and Financial Institutions
American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Business
Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2017, Pages: 36-42
Received: Apr. 26, 2017;
Accepted: Jun. 6, 2017;
Published: Jul. 21, 2017
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Ikhtiar Mohammad, Research and Evaluation Division, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Shah Ridwan Chowdhury, Department of Management, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Nehad Laila Sanju, Department of Management Information Systems, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
This paper reviews literature as well as explores analytical findings on leadership styles from the practical perspective. For this purpose, the banking industry of Bangladesh is taken as a sample industry. The sample units are taken from ten private and public commercial banks and non-bank financial institutions. The objective of this study is to explore the leadership practices in the banking industry of Bangladesh. Primary data has been collected from the top, mid and operational level officials of different banking institutions through face-to-face individual interviews using questionnaire. Analysis has been done from both leaders’ and subordinates’ perspectives. Major finding is that the most practiced leadership style according to both leaders and subordinates is bureaucratic style and the least used leadership style is laissez-faire style.
Shah Ridwan Chowdhury,
Nehad Laila Sanju,
Leadership Styles Followed in Banking Industry of Bangladesh: A Case Study on Some Selected Banks and Financial Institutions, American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Business.
Vol. 3, No. 3,
2017, pp. 36-42.
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