International Journal of Public Leadership: Volume 16 Issue 1


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Enhancing job satisfaction among local government servants in Ghana: The relative roles of diverse leadership behaviours

Michael K. Mickson, Alex Anlesinya

The purpose of this paper is to examine the influence of transformational and transactional leadership behaviours on local government worker’s job satisfaction as well as to…


Bureaucratic leadership, trust building, and employee engagement in the public sector in Ghana: The perspective of social exchange theory

Frank L.K. Ohemeng, Theresa Obuobisa Darko, Emelia Amoako-Asiedu

An engaged workforce has never been more important than it is now. Research continues to reveal a strong link between engaged employees and employee performance. Consequently…


Time to turn over the crown: a temporal narrative analysis of royal leadership succession

Bram van Vulpen, Jorren Scherpenisse, Mark van Twist

The purpose of this paper is to capture legitimising principles of recent successions to the throne through narrative time. Further, this study considers leaders’ sense-giving to…

Leader–member exchange in public organizations: a qualitative study

Reza Salehzadeh

The purpose of this paper is to propose the new typologies of leader–member exchange (LMX) theory.

Ethical leadership: A structured review into construct, measurement, public sector context and effects

Fahad Shakeel, Peter Mathieu Kruyen, Sandra Van Thiel

The purpose of this paper is to offer a review of the selected literature in ethical leadership synthesizing findings from 45 articles selected from journals on leadership, public…


Challenges to strategic planning in public institutions: A study of the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services, South Africa

Nqobile Dlamini, Adrino Mazenda, Tyanai Masiya, Norman Tafirenyika Nhede

A strategic plan is a document used to communicate an organisation’s goals and the actions needed to achieve those goals. Strategic planning in public organisations promotes…

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