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Publication Information : Volume 21 - Number 4
Type : Article
Topics of Paper : Transaction on Civil Engineering
English Title : THE LEADERSHIP PROFILE OF NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGERS
English Abstract : The study aimed at presenting the leadership characteristics of Nigerian construction professionals involved as team leaders on building projects. Sixty construction project managers who were based in the Nigerian cities of Lagos and Abuja were selected for the study. A questionnaire was designed to collect data on 11 variables pertaining to the leaders including professional grouping, age, educational and professional qualifications, industrial experience, overseas training, overall training, personality, leadership style, style range and effectiveness. Descriptive statistics were used for the analysis of the data obtained. One way analysis of variance and Chi-square were used to test the study hypotheses. Notable findings include: Majority of the project leaders exhibited consensus leadership style, overwhelming majority style range support high task/high relationship behaviour;there was no significant relationship between the project leader’s professional background and his leadership style, and there was no significant relationship between project leader’s professional background and effectiveness
English Keywords : Construction, effectiveness, leadership styles, professionals, project managers, Nigeria
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Dr. O. J. AMEH
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1Senior Lecturer, Department of Building, University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, ‎Lagos Nigeria‎  oameh@unilag.edu.ng 
Prof. K. T. ODUSAMI 2Department of Building, University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos Nigeria‎  ktodusami@yahoo.com 
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