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The Impact of Authoritarianism, Benevolence and Morality on Task Performance with the Mediation of PO Fit
Reflecting the task oriented performance of medical practitioners of hospitals in Asian context under the domain of high power distance, paternalistic leadership seems relevant in the leadership context. The major purpose of this quantitative study is pillared on positivist philosophy and to seek an insight of the three dimensions of paternalistic leadership and its relationship with the individual task performance in the presence of the person organization fit as a mediator. Data is collected through surveyed questionnaires distributed among 500 doctors and nurses working in public and private hospitals of Islamabad and 391 responses of medical practitioners are analyzed through multistage sampling technique. The study added the leadership literature by extending the role of paternalistic leadership unveiled on the basis of social identification theory and portraying the subordinate –centered approach. The results of data analyzed on SMART PLS 3.0 through structural equation modeling .The outputs showed the weak positive relationship exists between the authoritarian leadership and task performance while benevolence and morality both lead towards the positive evidences
Ph D Scholar, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) Islamabad, Pakistan
Dr. Samina Nawab
Associate Professor, COMSATS University Islamabad, Wah Campus, Pakistan
Paternalistic Leadership, PO (PersonOrganization) Fit, Task Performance