Organizational Leadership Successfulness: Development and Validation of a Scale
University of Peshawar
The present study aimed at developing and validating an indigenous Organizational Leadership Successfulness Scale (OLSS) as per employee's perceptions. Study has been conducted into two phases. In Study-I, first draft of eighty items were generated reflecting five core domains of successful leadership indicators articulated from literature, subject experts and employees focused interviews. Initial item pool was qualitatively analyzed for content validation and qualified items were tested on a convenience sample (N=40) of employees. Results of study I qualified the items to be tested on a larger sample set. StudyII attempted to obtain item-to-total correlation, factorial & construct validity by pilot testing iton an independent simple random sample (N=150) of working employees recruited from various organizations in Peshawar District. Data were analyzed through Principal Component Analysis (PCA). Results of Factor analysis supported the underlying objectives of scale development, thus proving it to be a valid and reliable indigenous tool for the futurere searches to be carried on.
Keywords: organizational leadership, successfulness, employees, scales development,OLSS.