The Impact of Servant Leadership and Employee Commitment in Ghana's Technical Universities
Keywords:Leadership, Servant Leadership, Employee Commitment, Ghana, Technical Universities.
Leadership plays an important role in shaping the workforce for better performance, The purpose of this study is to understand the relationship between servant leadership and employee commitment in Ghana's technical universities. The researcher used 217 respondents for the study. It was a quantitative survey with data collected online via Qualtrics platform. The results of this study showed that the combined effects of the role of servant leadership were positively significant with an affective commitment. The individual analysis found that all the servant leadership factors had a positive, significant relationship with employee commitment. In addition, the relationship between servant leadership and affective commitment has generally been partially mediated by trust in the leader. Organizational management should adopt the findings of the study as a guideline for the development of strategies aimed at achieving excellence in organizational leadership. The competitive nature of the HEIs industry in Ghana calls for leadership strategies that can encourage managers to adopt best practices to be nurtured.