Leadership Style and Work Performance among Security Officers of Narcotic Addiction Recovery Centre, Malaysia

  •  Nasina Mat Desa    
  •  Muhammad Hasmi Abu Hassan Asaari    
  •  Nor Hafiz Bahari    


This study explores on leadership style and work performance among the security officers of the Narcotic Addiction Recovery Center (NARC). This research uses quantitative methods with the distribution of questionnaires to the officers in NARC. The study employs research tools on the Leadership Style Questionnaire (LSQ) by Northouse (2015) for the independent variable and the Individual Work Performance Questionnaire (IWPQ) by Koopmans (2014) for the dependent variable. A total of 89 respondents were involved in this study. The reliability analysis was conducted on the leadership style had a Cronbach's alpha value of 0.819. Meanwhile, the work performance had a Cronbach's alpha value of 0.726. The results of this study found that there is a significant relationship between leadership style and work performance among NARC officers where the correlation value (r=0.426, p=0.000).

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