Family Motivation, Ethical Leadership and Family Supportive Supervisor Behaviours A Review of Integrated Literature
The researchers wanted to identify if there is any link between ethics in leadership and family motivation as well as family supportive supervisor behaviours and family motivation. The specific objectives of the study were 1 to examine effects of family motivation on job performance, 2 to analyse effects of ethical leadership on family motivation and 3 to analyse effects of family supportive supervisor behaviour on family motivation. A narrative approach was used to answer the research objectives in the study. Research findings reflected that family motivation is linked to the performance of workers. Employees who have families that they are looking after are more motivated to expand their effort at work than employees who do not have families to look after. Findings also reflected that ethical leadership is an important concept in ensuring a family motivated worker. As such, ethical leadership have a direct impact on family motivation. Finally, the study revealed that family supportive supervisor behavior has an effect on family motivation. Family supportive supervisor behaviour ensures effectiveness and success of an organisation. Based on these findings, the researchers concluded that employers must take advantage of the family motivation model to ensure the success of their corporations. Employers need to recognize the importance of employees’ families, and should channel resources that motivates their workers of fulfilling their dreams of looking after their families. Employers are encouraged to be ethically motivated to ensure they fulfill the family motivation. Finally, leaders, by nature are encouraged to adopt the family supportive supervisor mode in their day to day duties. This will help to balance the work family challenges.
Family Motivation, Ethical Leadership, Family Supportive Supervisor Behaviour and Job Performance
Nicolas Kasanda Wa Kabamba | Wang Xiao Chen